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Software Uninstall - Password Required

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We have a product installed in our environment across several thousand computers. We are looking to uninstall, however the uninstall requires a password to be entered and it cannot be removed. We know the password but are looking for a way to script having the password entered into the box that is displayed during the uninstall process so we can silently automate the uninstall instead of manually visiting thousands of machines. I've been trying to find some examples in the forum but have not been successful.

Has anyone tried this or run across a post that might lead me to some examples?

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Use a combination of AU3Info & ControlSend()...have a look in the Help File to get an idea. AU3Info should be used to find out the ID of the "Password input."


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Updated: 04/09/2015

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Here's a scrap of one of my logging-in programs, deletes any existing text in the Username field and writes in new. As several posts have said, I should be using ControlSend. The delays are probably not necessary.

...

; FireFox may have filled this in - delete

send("^a{Delete}")

sleep(300)

$ans = "<Username>"

Send($ans)

sleep(300)

...

What are you using to run things remotely? Are you able to use the same method on all the thousands? Same OS?

Richard.

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