Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Automated uninstallation of AutoCAD 2012 and more

Autodesk has made this convenient tool available.

Uninstall Tool for AutoCAD 2012 based products

This tool will remove components installed by the AutoCAD 2012 Product Line, AutoCAD LT, and Autodesk Design Suite. This tool can help you prepare for an upgrade or reinstallation. Please select the components to uninstall.

How to perform an automated uninstallation of AutoCAD 2012 and Autodesk Design Suite 2012 Family Products


You want an automated method for completely removing AutoCAD 2012, Autodesk Design Suite 2012 and related plug-ins from a system.


The provided uninstall tool will detect and uninstall 32-bit or 64-bit versions of English AutoCAD 2012, Autodesk Design Suite 2012 and language packs. It will also provide the option to uninstall the following programs and plug-ins (if found):

  • AutoCAD 2012 - <All languages>
  • AutoCAD LT 2012 - English
  • AutoCAD Architecture 2012 - English
  • AutoCAD Mechanical 2012 - English
  • AutoCAD MEP 2012 - English
  • AutoCAD OEM 2012
  • AutoCAD Raster Design 2012
  • Autodesk Materials Library 2012
  • Autodesk Materials Library Base Resolution Image Library 2012
  • Autodesk Materials Library Medium Resolution Image Library 2012
  • Autodesk Inventor Fusion 2012
  • Autodesk Inventor Fusion plug-in for AutoCAD 2012
  • Autodesk Design Review 2012
  • Autodesk CAD Manager Tools
  • Autodesk Network License Manager
  • Autodesk Content Service
  • FARO LS 1.1.406.58
  • Autodesk 3ds Max Design 2012 32-bit/64-bit - English
  • Archvision Dashboard
  • RPC Plug-in for Autodesk 3ds Max Design 2012 32-bit/64-bit
  • NuGraf/PolyTrans Demo Installer (32-bit/64-bit)
  • Okino Plug-ins Installer (Demo Version)
  • Autodesk Backburner 2012.0.0
  • Composite 2012
  • Autodesk Alias Design 2012 32-bit/64-bit
  • Autodesk Alias Documentation 2012 32-bit/64-bit
  • Autodesk Mudbox 2012 32-bit/64-bit - English
  • Autodesk Showcase 2012 32-bit/64-bit - English
  • Autodesk DirectConnect 2012 32-bit/64-bit
  • Autodesk SketchBook Designer 2012 - English
  • Autodesk SketchBook Designer for AutoCAD 2012 – English

If you have multiple AutoCAD 2012-based products installed, these modules may be in use by more than just AutoCAD 2012. Do not uninstall them if they could be in use elsewhere.

The uninstall tool will then remove folders and registry keys related to the uninstalled product and plug-ins.

  • Although this script has been tested on multiple operating systems and environments without issue, it is provided "as-is" and with no implied warranty or guarantee. Please read the disclaimer at the top of the script and use at your own discretion.
  • This Uninstall Tool can uninstall the English language of the following listed PSEB 2012 products.  But it cannot uninstall all languages of AutoCAD 2012.
  • We strongly recommend backing up any custom files before proceeding.
  • Disable any Anti-virus that may be running on your machine before running the script.
  • Ensure you are a Administrator on your machine before running this script.
  • After the script is finished, it is a good idea to reboot your system to help ensure complete cleanup.

Download found in TS17031128

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