How to find the uninstall string to uninstall a program from the command line

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I never knew where this was in the registry but

you can get the uninstall command from the registry at

HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Currentversion\Uninstall\[name of
If you see QuietUninstalString, that would be the one I’d try first, but not
all applications have a QuietUninstallString




  1. Sometimes if the application you are looking for is not listed under HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Currentversion\Uninstall\[name of
    application]\UninstallString you can find them straight under HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Currentversion\Uninstall\ with example like {350C97B0-3D7C-4EE8-BAA9-00BCB3D54227}

    What I’m guessing is if you have NoRemove and NoRemoveInitialValue set to 1 then you can’t uninstall. So the two keys might have to be changed to 0(guessing. Be careful while doing so).

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