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How to uninstall virtual office application using .VSA file

Created: 22 Jan 2014 | 7 comments

Hi,

I have installed the virtual office 2007 using the svscmd command with the file name .VSA file extension in windows 7 machine.I could see the office applications like word,excel installed in the machine but i am unable to uninstall the application.

Please let me know the command to uninstall the same.

Thanks and Regards,

Ashokkumar Durai.

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SK's picture

Run svscmd /? from the command line to get the switches.

You first need to deactivate the layer which will basically be the same as uninstalling and then delete the layer to remove the layer from the machine if you so wish.

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Centennial Business's picture

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SK's picture

Hello Ashokkumar,

If my answer helped you, please mark this post as solved.

SK.

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ashokkumardurai's picture

Hi SK,

Please let me know the command for the uninstallation.

Regards,

Ashokkumar Durai.

SK's picture

Like I have already mentioned, run svscmd /? from the command line to get the switches.

You first need to deactivate the layer which will basically be the same as uninstalling and then delete the layer to remove the layer from the machine if you so wish.

There will be a deactivate switch as well as a delete switch.  The help will also provide example syntaxes too from what I can remember.

I think it will be somethin like:-  svscmd.exe "layername" /deactivate

However, it could require the layer guid instead or have the switch before the layer, so please use the /? switch to get the help information.

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ashokkumardurai's picture

Hi All,

I got a solution to uninstall the same.

I did uninstall the layer using the below command in cmd

svscmd "layer Name" del -f

Note:No need to deactivate the layer before uninstall the specific layer.

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SK's picture

I prefer to deactivate first, but thats just my preference.

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