Mimecast Web Security: Uninstalling the Mimecast Security Agent (Windows)

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The guide describes how to uninstall the Mimecast Security Agent on a Windows PC.

 

Uninstalling on a Standalone PC

 

To uninstall the Mimecast Security Agent on Windows:

  1. Open the Start menu.
  2. Click on Settings.
  3. Click on the System icon.
  4. Select the Apps & Features app.
  5. Click on the Mimecast Security Agent.
  6. Click on the Uninstall button.

 

Uninstalling Using a Script

 

To uninstall the Mimecast Security Agent on Windows using a script:

  • Method 1Prompt Restart
    msiexec /x "Mimecast Security Agent (64) 1.1.1054.msi" /quiet REMOVAL_PASS=UninstallPasswordAdcon
  • Method 2: No Restart
    msiexec /x "Mimecast Security Agent (32) 1.1.1054.msi" /qr REMOVAL_PASS= UninstallPasswordAdcon /norestart
  • Method 3: Using IdentifyingNumber from uninstallkey
    • Get the IdentifyingNumber through PowerShell:
      Powershell get-wmiobject Win32_Product | Format-Table IdentifyingNumber, Name
      e.g. {90E2DA99-DABD-4FE0-ACA1-9629F33D7CD2} Mimecast Security Agent
    • Based on the Identifying number, the MSI uninstall cli could be used as below:
      msiexec /x {90E2DA99-DABD-4FE0-ACA1-9629F33D7CD2} /qr REMOVAL_PASS=Keypss /norestart
      msiexec /x {90E2DA99-DABD-4FE0-ACA1-9629F33D7CD2} /qr REMOVAL_PASS=keypass, this will prompt to Restart (Yes/No)

 

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