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How to Uninstall the App-V 5.0 Client

jamiejdt|Last Updated: 6/16/2016
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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.

Important
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.

    Important
    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.

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

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