Silent or Unattended Uninstall

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If you plan to uninstall TN3270 Plus from a large number of workstations, you may want to automate the uninstall. A silent or unattended uninstall allows you to uninstall TN3270 Plus using a single command from the Windows command line.

Silent Uninstall Using TN3270PlusSetup.exe

Use one of the following commands to install TN3270 Plus.

TN3270PlusSetup.exe /x /v/qn

Installs TN3270 Plus for the current user.

TN3270PlusSetup.exe /x /v"/qn ALLUSERS=1"

Installs TN3270 Plus for all users.


The TN3270PlusSetup.exe file must be the same release level as the installed version of TN3270 Plus or the uninstall command will not work. For example, the TN3270PlusSetup.exe file for release 4.0.5 cannot be used to uninstall TN3270 Plus release 3.7.5,


Silent Uninstall Using msiexec.exe

If you do not have the TN3270PlusSetup.exe file you can use the msiexec.exe program. Copy the command from the Uninstall TN3270 Plus shortcut and modify it to do a silent uninstall.
To copy the command, right click on the Uninstall TN3270 Plus icon in the Start menu and select Properties.
In the Properties dialog box, click on the shortcut tab, copy the command line from the Target Edit box.

You will have a command that looks like this:
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\msiexec.exe /x {guid}

guid - is a release dependent set of numbers that identifies the version of TN3270 Plus.

Insert " /qn " into the command prior to "/x" so your command looks like this:

C:\Windows\SysWOW64\msiexec.exe /qn /x {guid}

Here is an example for release 3.7:

C:\Windows\SysWOW64\msiexec.exe /qn /x {D3D7C70C-2EE3-4788-986E-0B93008F3CCB}

Execute the command at a Windows command prompt running with Administrator privileges.

TN3270 Plus is continually being improved. To learn more about the latest enhancements, please review our Version History web page.