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Uninstalling Internet Explorer 11 via Command Line

    Question

    • Looking to uninstall IE11 via commandline on a couple hundred PCs that accidentally received the update, anyone have any ideas? The only information on technet is uninstall strings for IE10, which piggybacked on uninstall strings for IE9 - not sure if they still apply, or if there's a better method.
    Thursday, November 21, 2013 10:34 PM

Answers

  • Please try:

    FORFILES /P %WINDIR%\servicing\Packages /M Microsoft-Windows-InternetExplorer-*11.*.mum /c "cmd /c echo Uninstalling package @fname && start /w pkgmgr /up:@fname /quiet /norestart"

    Regards,


    Vincenzo Di Russo
    Microsoft® MVP Windows Internet Explorer, Windows & Security Expert - since 2003.
    Moderator in the Microsoft Community and TechNet Forums
    My MVP Profile

    Friday, November 22, 2013 6:37 AM
  • Hi,

    Vincenzo Di Russo shared a good suggestion.

    In addition, you may try remove it in Control Panel:

    Control Panel\Programs\Programs and Features -> View installed updates

    Hope it works.

    Regards,

    Blair Deng


    Blair Deng
    TechNet Community Support

    Tuesday, November 26, 2013 2:01 AM
    Moderator

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  • Please try:

    FORFILES /P %WINDIR%\servicing\Packages /M Microsoft-Windows-InternetExplorer-*11.*.mum /c "cmd /c echo Uninstalling package @fname && start /w pkgmgr /up:@fname /quiet /norestart"

    Regards,


    Vincenzo Di Russo
    Microsoft® MVP Windows Internet Explorer, Windows & Security Expert - since 2003.
    Moderator in the Microsoft Community and TechNet Forums
    My MVP Profile

    Friday, November 22, 2013 6:37 AM
  • Hi,

    Vincenzo Di Russo shared a good suggestion.

    In addition, you may try remove it in Control Panel:

    Control Panel\Programs\Programs and Features -> View installed updates

    Hope it works.

    Regards,

    Blair Deng


    Blair Deng
    TechNet Community Support

    Tuesday, November 26, 2013 2:01 AM
    Moderator
  • no working in system server 2008 r2
    Friday, October 17, 2014 6:41 AM
  • no working in system server 2008 r2

    please provide more information :)

    (is there an error message or number returned when you try this?)


    Don
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    Friday, October 17, 2014 6:58 AM