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How to Uninstall the App-V 5.0 Client

Updated: November 1, 2012

Applies To: Application Virtualization 5.0, Application Virtualization 5.0 SP1, Application Virtualization 5.0 SP2, Application Virtualization 5.0 SP3

Use the following procedure to uninstall the App-V 5.0 client from a computer. When you uninstall the App-V 5.0 client all packages published to the computer running the client are also removed. If the uninstall operation does not complete the packages will need to be re-published to the computer running the App-V 5.0 client.

You should ensure that the App-V 5.0 client service is running prior to performing the uninstall procedure.

To uninstall the App-V 5.0 Client

  1. In Control Panel, double-click Programs / Uninstall a Program, and then double-click Microsoft Application Virtualization Client.

  2. In the dialog box that appears, click Yes to continue with the uninstall process.

    The uninstall process cannot be canceled or interrupted.

  3. A progress bar shows the time remaining. When this step finishes, you must restart the computer so that all associated drivers can be stopped to complete the uninstall process.

    You can also use the command line to uninstall the App-V 5.0 client with the following switch: /UNINSTALL.

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