Scripting Question

How to uninstall printer application? (any script to delete icon in devices and printers)

01/17/2014 4153 views

i have printer application , it installs successfully but after uninstall the application in "diveces and printers" application related icon is not removed even i reboot the machine. So please any one give me solution for this

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  • I have a feeling I have an answer for you, but I'll need a couple details first..

    For which operating system are you uninstalling the application from?
    Are you using an endpoint management tool to perform the uninstall?
  • So the application is removed, but it still shows up as an icon or in the add/remove programs?
    If you are uninstalling from a Windows 7 machine you can look in the registry under the hive entry:

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Now there are two ways in which this can be done:

1. Make sure the following registry entry is getting deleted. If not, remove it.


Restart the spooler service:

net stop spooler

net start spooler


2. Use the command-line below:

rundll32 printui,PrintUIEntry /dl /b "printer name" 

Answered 01/19/2014 by: mmudre
Senior White Belt

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