Hi, We have some uninstall tests that are failing because the uninstaller seems to come back before it's actually done uninstalling files. Is there a way to make it wait? I've tried "wait" but that doesn't work. Thanks!

asked 08 Jul '15, 17:27

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I'm not 100 sure if that is what is happening but it sounds like the uninstaller being launched in a cmd, and as a result of it being a GUI application, the cmd command does not block. If so, you could use:

 cmd /C start /WAIT "" uninstall.exe

Could you check if that solves the issue?


answered 20 Jul '15, 11:11

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I'm using the unattended mode. Would this still be true in that case?

(21 Jul '15, 10:05) danish1

I'm still having this problem. Can anyone help, please? Thanks!

(21 Oct '15, 17:17) danish1

Hi @danish1, Could you paste the exact code you are using for the runProgram action?

(26 Oct '15, 09:41) alejandror ♦♦

I'm running the uninstaller from a batch script. I've tried both: uninstall.exe --mode unattended echo done and cmd /C start /WAIT "" uninstall.exe --mode unattended echo done But both come back with "done" before they're actually finished.

(26 Oct '15, 10:06) danish1

sorry, any newlines I added got removed. The "echo done" command was on a separate line after the uninstall command.

(26 Oct '15, 10:06) danish1
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