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Uninstallation thru control panel doesn't remove start menu shortcut

Hello

I recently created an msi package using adminstudio 10, and then deployed it using microsoft group policy.

Uninstallation via group policy works properly, in that it uninstalls the package and removes the shortcut.

Attempting to uninstall the package through windows control panels does seem to uninstall the package, but leaves the shortcut menu in place (and when this shortcut is clicked the package gets re-installed)

Any ideas about why uninstallation via control panel doesn't work is appreciated. Thanks.
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Re: Uninstallation thru control panel doesn't remove start menu shortcut

Are you attempting to uninstall the application with the same credentials you used when installing it via AD?

Secondly, you can try appending to the UninstallString key value in the registry and add some logging (/L*v C:\\AppName.log).

You can find the uninstall string in HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{GUID_of_App}
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