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Latest Uninstall tool

headman78 W/ Alumni Posts: 2 Security Scout

Silent switch does not work anymore, has it been changed? I'm using -s and it skips only the EULA.


  • Siltanen
    Siltanen W/ Alumni Posts: 47 Digital Defender

    Hello headman78,


    Indeed, the silent switch is disabled in the current version. It is possible we're not re-enabling the switch at all in the future versions of the Uninstallation Tool.

  • MJ-perComp
    MJ-perComp W/ Alumni Posts: 669 Firewall Master
  • headman78
    headman78 W/ Alumni Posts: 2 Security Scout

    That sure is disappointing news Smiley Sad

  • tt-percomp
    tt-percomp W/ Alumni Posts: 8 Cyber Knight

    Why? Where´s the business case removing this silent switch? Was it too expensive to keep it?


    Smiley Mad

  • etomcat
    etomcat W/ Alumni Posts: 1,172 Firewall Master



    A malware could use the silent switch to fully and unnoticedly remove (not just disable) the F-Secure protection suite, opening the way for other malware to enter the compromised system.


    Regards: Tamas Feher, Hungary.

  • malwarecheck
    malwarecheck W/ Alumni Posts: 5 Security Scout

    Extract the UninstallationTool.exe and run uninstallationtool.exe without any parameter from the extracted files.

    The computer is rebooting by default.


    That's ultra secure. No one can uninstall it silent now. Smiley LOL

    Instead of introducing an uninstall password and request the password if an uninstallation is started... no they use an "installshield script"...


    Probably the next version is ultra hardcore encrypted using UPX.

  • Desinstaller
    Desinstaller W/ Alumni Posts: 1 Security Scout



    Is there a way to get the old version of the desinstaller to run it in silent mode plz? 



  • MJ-perComp
    MJ-perComp W/ Alumni Posts: 669 Firewall Master



    I guess if you need to run UItool you better use the latest obe to ensure that ir removes all remnants. The old tool is likely to miss some settings of newer F-Secure versions.



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