Adobe Reader Silent Uninstall Strings (Master List)


Are you trying to figure out how to silently uninstall different versions of Adobe Reader? Do you need a list of globally unique identifiers (GUIDs) for Adobe Reader? This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform the silent uninstall of all Adobe Reader versions from the command line.

  1. Determine What Versions of Adobe Reader are Installed
  2. Locate the Silent Uninstall Strings from the Tables Below
  3. Execute Command Line Switch from Elevated Command Prompt

Adobe Reader 3.x Silent Uninstall

Adobe Reader 3.0 (32-bit OS)C:\Windows\uninst.exe -a -f"C:\Acrobat3\Reader\DeIsL1.isu"

Adobe Reader 4.x Silent Uninstall

Adobe Reader 4.0 (32-bit OS)C:\Windows\IsUninst.exe -a -f"C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\Acrobat 4.0\NT\Uninst.isu" -c"C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\Acrobat 4.0\NT\Uninst.dll"
Adobe Reader 4.0 (64-bit OS)C:\Windows\IsUninst.exe -a -f"C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\Acrobat 4.0\NT\Uninst.isu" -c"C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\Acrobat 4.0\NT\Uninst.dll"

Adobe Reader 5.x Silent Uninstall

Adobe Reader 5.0 (32-bit OS)C:\Windows\IsUninst.exe -a -f"C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\Acrobat 5.0\NT\Uninst.isu" -c"C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\Acrobat 5.0\NT\Uninst.dll"
Adobe Reader 5.0 (64-bit OS)C:\Windows\IsUninst.exe -a -f"C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\Acrobat 5.0\NT\Uninst.isu" -c"C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\Acrobat 5.0\NT\Uninst.dll"

Adobe Reader 6.x Silent Uninstall

Adobe Reader 6.0.0MsiExec.exe /x {AC76BA86-7AD7-1033-7B44-000000000001} /qn
Adobe Reader 6.0.1MsiExec.exe /x {AC76BA86-7AD7-1033-7B44-A00000000001} /qn
Adobe Reader 6.0.2MsiExec.exe /x {AC76BA86-0000-0000-0000-6028747ADE01} /qn
Adobe Reader 6.0.3MsiExec.exe /x {AC76BA86-0000-7EC8-7489-000000000603} /qn
Adobe Reader 6.0.4MsiExec.exe /x {AC76BA86-0000-7EC8-7489-000000000604} /qn
Adobe Reader 6.0.5MsiExec.exe /x {AC76BA86-0000-7EC8-7489-000000000605} /qn
Adobe Reader 6.0.6MsiExec.exe /x {AC76BA86-0000-7EC8-7489-000000000606} /qn

Adobe Reader 7.x Silent Uninstall

Adobe Reader 7.0.0MsiExec.exe /x {AC76BA86-7AD7-1033-7646-A70000000000} /qn
Adobe Reader 7.0.5MsiExec.exe /x {AC76BA86-7AD7-1033-7B44-A70500000002} /qn
Adobe Reader 7.0.7MsiExec.exe /x {AC76BA86-7AD7-1033-7B44-A70700000002} /qn
Adobe Reader 7.0.8MsiExec.exe /x {AC76BA86-7AD7-1033-7B44-A70800000002} /qn
Adobe Reader 7.0.9MsiExec.exe /x {AC76BA86-7AD7-1033-7B44-A70900000002} /qn
Adobe Reader 7.1.0MsiExec.exe /x {AC76BA86-7AD7-1033-7B44-A71000000002} /qn
Adobe Reader 7.1.1MsiExec.exe /x {AC76BA86-7AD7-1033-7B44-A71000000002} /qn
Adobe Reader 7.1.2MsiExec.exe /x {AC76BA86-7AD7-1033-7B44-A71000000002} /qn
Adobe Reader 7.1.3MsiExec.exe /x {AC76BA86-7AD7-1033-7B44-A71000000002} /qn
Adobe Reader 7.1.4MsiExec.exe /x {AC76BA86-7AD7-1033-7B44-A71000000002} /qn

Adobe Reader 8.x Silent Uninstall

Adobe Reader 8.0MsiExec.exe /x {AC76BA86-7AD7-1033-7B44-A80000000002} /qn
Adobe Reader 8.1.0MsiExec.exe /x {AC76BA86-7AD7-1033-7B44-A81000000003} /qn
Adobe Reader 8.1.1MsiExec.exe /x {AC76BA86-7AD7-1033-7B44-A81000000003} /qn
Adobe Reader 8.1.1MsiExec.exe /x {AC76BA86-7AD7-1033-7B44-A81100000003} /qn
Adobe Reader 8.1.2MsiExec.exe /x {AC76BA86-7AD7-1033-7B44-A81200000003} /qn
Adobe Reader 8.1.2MsiExec.exe /x {6846389C-BAC0-4374-808E-B120F86AF5D7} /qn
Adobe Reader 8.1.3MsiExec.exe /x {AC76BA86-7AD7-1033-7B44-A81300000003} /qn
Adobe Reader 8.1.4MsiExec.exe /x {AC76BA86-7AD7-1033-7B44-A81300000003} /qn
Adobe Reader 8.1.6MsiExec.exe /x {AC76BA86-7AD7-1033-7B44-A81300000003} /qn
Adobe Reader 8.2.0MsiExec.exe /x {AC76BA86-7AD7-1033-7B44-A82000000003} /qn
Adobe Reader 8.3.0MsiExec.exe /x {AC76BA86-7AD7-1033-7B44-A83000000003} /qn
Adobe Reader 8 DictionariesMsiExec.exe /x {AC76BA86-7AD7-5464-3428-800000000003} /qn
Adobe Reader 8 DictionariesMsiExec.exe /x {AC76BA86-7AD7-5464-3428-800000000004} /qn

Adobe Reader 9.x Silent Uninstall

Adobe Reader 9.0MsiExec.exe /x {AC76BA86-7AD7-1033-7B44-A90000000001} /qn
Adobe Reader 9.1MsiExec.exe /x {AC76BA86-7AD7-1033-7B44-A91000000001} /qn
Adobe Reader 9.2MsiExec.exe /x {AC76BA86-7AD7-1033-7B44-A92000000001} /qn
Adobe Reader 9.3MsiExec.exe /x {AC76BA86-7AD7-1033-7B44-A93000000001} /qn
Adobe Reader 9.4MsiExec.exe /x {AC76BA86-7AD7-1033-7B44-A94000000001} /qn
Adobe Reader 9.5MsiExec.exe /x {AC76BA86-7AD7-1033-7B44-A95000000001} /qn
Adobe Reader 9 DictionariesMsiExec.exe /x {AC76BA86-7AD7-5464-3428-900000000004} /qn

Adobe Reader X (10.x) Silent Uninstall

Adobe Reader X (10.0.0)MsiExec.exe /x {AC76BA86-7AD7-1033-7B44-AA0000000001} /qn
Adobe Reader X (10.0.1)MsiExec.exe /x {AC76BA86-7AD7-1033-7B44-AA0000000001} /qn
Adobe Reader X (10.1.0)MsiExec.exe /x {AC76BA86-7AD7-1033-7B44-AA1000000001} /qn
Adobe Reader X DictionariesMsiExec.exe /x {AC76BA86-7AD7-5464-3428-A00000000004} /qn

Adobe Reader XI (11.x) Silent Uninstall

Adobe Reader XI (11.0.0)MsiExec.exe /x {AC76BA86-7AD7-1031-7B44-AA1000000001} /qn
Adobe Reader XI (11.0.0)MsiExec.exe /x {AC76BA86-7AD7-1033-7B44-AB0000000001} /qn
Adobe Reader XI (11.0.01)MsiExec.exe /x {AC76BA86-7AD7-1033-7B44-AA0000000001} /qn
Adobe Reader XI (11.0.01)MsiExec.exe /x {AC76BA86-7AD7-1033-7B44-AA1000000001} /qn
Adobe Reader XI (11.0.03)MsiExec.exe /x {AC76BA86-7AD7-1031-7B44-AB0000000001} /qn

Adobe Reader DC Silent Uninstall

Adobe Reader DC (All Versions)MsiExec.exe /x {AC76BA86-7AD7-1033-7B44-AC0F074E4100} /qn
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