RealPlayer Silent Uninstall (PowerShell)


This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform silent or interactive uninstalls of RealPlayer using the Powershell App Deployment Toolkit. The PowerShell App Deployment Toolkit can be used to replace your WiseScript, VBScript and Batch wrapper scripts with one versatile, re-usable and extensible tool. This tool is an absolute must for Microsoft Endpoint Manager Configuration Manager (MEMCM) / (SCCM) Administrators or anyone who is responsible for packaging and deploying software.

How to Uninstall RealPlayer Using the PowerShell App Deployment Toolkit

  1. Download the Powershell App Deployment Toolkit 3.8.4:
  2. Download the zip file to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  3. Open Windows PowerShell by Right-Clicking on Windows PowerShell and selecting Run as Administrator
  4. Enter the following command to remove the Zone.Identifier:
    • Unblock-File -Path C:\Downloads\PSAppDeployToolkit_v3.8.4.zip
  5. Enter the following command to extract the contents of the zip file:
    • Expand-Archive -Path C:\Downloads\PSAppDeployToolkit_v3.8.4.zip -DestinationPath C:\Downloads\PADT
  6. Enter the following commands to copy the AppDeployToolkit folder to “C:\Downloads\Uninstall-RealPlayer:
    • Copy-Item -Path "C:\Downloads\PADT\Toolkit\AppDeployToolkit" -Destination "C:\Downloads\Uninstall-RealPlayer\AppDeployToolkit" -Recurse

You should now see the AppDeploymentToolkit folder with files at “C:\Downloads\Uninstall-RealPlayer

  • Copy the PowerShell script below to “C:\Downloads\Uninstall-RealPlayer & name it Uninstall-RealPlayer.ps1
<#
.SYNOPSIS
	This script performs the uninstallation of all versions of RealPlayer.
	# LICENSE #
	PowerShell App Deployment Toolkit - Provides a set of functions to perform common application deployment tasks on Windows.
	Copyright (C) 2017 - Sean Lillis, Dan Cunningham, Muhammad Mashwani, Aman Motazedian.
	This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or any later version. This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.
	You should have received a copy of the GNU Lesser General Public License along with this program. If not, see <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/>.
.DESCRIPTION
	The script is provided as a template to perform an install or uninstall of an application(s).
	The script either performs an "Install" deployment type or an "Uninstall" deployment type.
	The install deployment type is broken down into 3 main sections/phases: Pre-Install, Install, and Post-Install.
	The script dot-sources the AppDeployToolkitMain.ps1 script which contains the logic and functions required to install or uninstall an application.
.PARAMETER DeploymentType
	The type of deployment to perform. Default is: Install.
.PARAMETER DeployMode
	Specifies whether the installation should be run in Interactive, Silent, or NonInteractive mode. Default is: Interactive. Options: Interactive = Shows dialogs, Silent = No dialogs, NonInteractive = Very silent, i.e. no blocking apps. NonInteractive mode is automatically set if it is detected that the process is not user interactive.
.PARAMETER AllowRebootPassThru
	Allows the 3010 return code (requires restart) to be passed back to the parent process (e.g. SCCM) if detected from an installation. If 3010 is passed back to SCCM, a reboot prompt will be triggered.
.PARAMETER TerminalServerMode
	Changes to "user install mode" and back to "user execute mode" for installing/uninstalling applications for Remote Destkop Session Hosts/Citrix servers.
.PARAMETER DisableLogging
	Disables logging to file for the script. Default is: $false.
.EXAMPLE
    PowerShell.exe .\Uninstall-RealPlayer.ps1 -DeploymentType "Uninstall" -DeployMode "NonInteractive"
.EXAMPLE
    PowerShell.exe .\Uninstall-RealPlayer.ps1 -DeploymentType "Uninstall" -DeployMode "Silent"
.EXAMPLE
    PowerShell.exe .\Uninstall-RealPlayer.ps1 -DeploymentType "Uninstall" -DeployMode "Interactive"
.NOTES
	Toolkit Exit Code Ranges:
	60000 - 68999: Reserved for built-in exit codes in Deploy-Application.ps1, Deploy-Application.exe, and AppDeployToolkitMain.ps1
	69000 - 69999: Recommended for user customized exit codes in Deploy-Application.ps1
	70000 - 79999: Recommended for user customized exit codes in AppDeployToolkitExtensions.ps1
.LINK
	http://psappdeploytoolkit.com
#>
[CmdletBinding()]
Param (
	[Parameter(Mandatory=$false)]
	[ValidateSet('Install','Uninstall','Repair')]
	[string]$DeploymentType = 'Install',
	[Parameter(Mandatory=$false)]
	[ValidateSet('Interactive','Silent','NonInteractive')]
	[string]$DeployMode = 'Interactive',
	[Parameter(Mandatory=$false)]
	[switch]$AllowRebootPassThru = $false,
	[Parameter(Mandatory=$false)]
	[switch]$TerminalServerMode = $false,
	[Parameter(Mandatory=$false)]
	[switch]$DisableLogging = $false
)

Try {
	## Set the script execution policy for this process
	Try { Set-ExecutionPolicy -ExecutionPolicy 'ByPass' -Scope 'Process' -Force -ErrorAction 'Stop' } Catch {}

	##*===============================================
	##* VARIABLE DECLARATION
	##*===============================================
	## Variables: Application
	[string]$appVendor = 'RealNetworks'
	[string]$appName = 'RealPlayer Uninstall'
	[string]$appVersion = ''
	[string]$appArch = ''
	[string]$appLang = ''
	[string]$appRevision = ''
	[string]$appScriptVersion = '1.0.0'
	[string]$appScriptDate = 'XX/XX/20XX'
	[string]$appScriptAuthor = 'Jason Bergner'
	##*===============================================
	## Variables: Install Titles (Only set here to override defaults set by the toolkit)
	[string]$installName = ''
	[string]$installTitle = 'RealNetworks RealPlayer Uninstall'

	##* Do not modify section below
	#region DoNotModify

	## Variables: Exit Code
	[int32]$mainExitCode = 0

	## Variables: Script
	[string]$deployAppScriptFriendlyName = 'Deploy Application'
	[version]$deployAppScriptVersion = [version]'3.8.4'
	[string]$deployAppScriptDate = '26/01/2021'
	[hashtable]$deployAppScriptParameters = $psBoundParameters

	## Variables: Environment
	If (Test-Path -LiteralPath 'variable:HostInvocation') { $InvocationInfo = $HostInvocation } Else { $InvocationInfo = $MyInvocation }
	[string]$scriptDirectory = Split-Path -Path $InvocationInfo.MyCommand.Definition -Parent

	## Dot source the required App Deploy Toolkit Functions
	Try {
		[string]$moduleAppDeployToolkitMain = "$scriptDirectory\AppDeployToolkit\AppDeployToolkitMain.ps1"
		If (-not (Test-Path -LiteralPath $moduleAppDeployToolkitMain -PathType 'Leaf')) { Throw "Module does not exist at the specified location [$moduleAppDeployToolkitMain]." }
		If ($DisableLogging) { . $moduleAppDeployToolkitMain -DisableLogging } Else { . $moduleAppDeployToolkitMain }
	}
	Catch {
		If ($mainExitCode -eq 0){ [int32]$mainExitCode = 60008 }
		Write-Error -Message "Module [$moduleAppDeployToolkitMain] failed to load: `n$($_.Exception.Message)`n `n$($_.InvocationInfo.PositionMessage)" -ErrorAction 'Continue'
		## Exit the script, returning the exit code to SCCM
		If (Test-Path -LiteralPath 'variable:HostInvocation') { $script:ExitCode = $mainExitCode; Exit } Else { Exit $mainExitCode }
	}

	#endregion
	##* Do not modify section above
	##*===============================================
	##* END VARIABLE DECLARATION
	##*===============================================

	If ($deploymentType -ine 'Uninstall' -and $deploymentType -ine 'Repair') {
		##*===============================================
		##* PRE-INSTALLATION
		##*===============================================
		[string]$installPhase = 'Pre-Installation'
        
		##*===============================================
		##* INSTALLATION
		##*===============================================
		[string]$installPhase = 'Installation'
      
		##*===============================================
		##* POST-INSTALLATION
		##*===============================================
		[string]$installPhase = 'Post-Installation'

	}
	ElseIf ($deploymentType -ieq 'Uninstall')
	{
		##*===============================================
		##* PRE-UNINSTALLATION
		##*===============================================
		[string]$installPhase = 'Pre-Uninstallation'

        ## Disable RealTimes Desktop Service
        Set-Service -Name 'RealTimes Desktop Service' -StartupType 'Disabled' -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue

        ## Delete RealTimes Desktop Service
        If (Get-Service "RealTimes Desktop Service" -ErrorAction 'SilentlyContinue'){(Get-WmiObject -Class Win32_Service -filter "Name='RealTimes Desktop Service'").delete()}
        Else
        {Write-log -Message "RealTimes Desktop Service Service Not Found."}

		## Show Welcome Message, Close WinSCP With a 60 Second Countdown Before Automatically Closing
		Show-InstallationWelcome -CloseApps 'RealPlayerUpdateSvc,realplay,realsched,rpbgdownloader,downloader2,realdownloader264,rpbgconverter,rpdsvc,rpsystray' -CloseAppsCountdown 60

        ## Show Progress Message (With a Message to Indicate the Application is Being Uninstalled)
        Show-InstallationProgress -StatusMessage "Uninstalling Any Existing Versions of RealPlayer. Please Wait..."


		##*===============================================
		##* UNINSTALLATION
		##*===============================================
		[string]$installPhase = 'Uninstallation'

        ## Remove Any Existing Versions of RealDownloader
        Remove-MSIApplications -Name 'RealDownloader'

        ## Uninstall Any Existing Versions of RealPlayer 20.0
        If (Test-Path -Path "HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\RealPlayer 20.0") {
        Write-log -Message "Uninstalling Any Existing Versions of RealPlayer 20.0."

        If (Test-Path -Path "$envProgramFiles\Real\RealPlayer\Update\r1puninst.exe") {
        Execute-Process -FilePath "$envProgramFiles\Real\RealPlayer\Update\r1puninst.exe" -Arguments """RealNetworks|RealPlayer|20.0"" -s" -WindowStyle Hidden
        Start-Sleep -s 10
        }
        }

        If (Test-Path -Path "HKLM:\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\RealPlayer 20.0") {
        Write-log -Message "Uninstalling Any Existing Versions of RealPlayer 20.0."

        If (Test-Path -Path "$envProgramFilesX86\Real\RealPlayer\Update\r1puninst.exe") {
        Execute-Process -FilePath "$envProgramFilesX86\Real\RealPlayer\Update\r1puninst.exe" -Arguments """RealNetworks|RealPlayer|20.0"" -s" -WindowStyle Hidden
        Start-Sleep -s 10
        }
        }

        ## Uninstall Any Existing Versions of RealPlayer 19.0
        If (Test-Path -Path "HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\RealPlayer 19.0") {
        Write-log -Message "Uninstalling Any Existing Versions of RealPlayer 19.0."

        If (Test-Path -Path "$envProgramFiles\Real\RealPlayer\Update\r1puninst.exe") {
        Execute-Process -FilePath "$envProgramFiles\Real\RealPlayer\Update\r1puninst.exe" -Arguments """RealNetworks|RealPlayer|19.0"" -s" -WindowStyle Hidden
        Start-Sleep -s 10
        }
        }

        If (Test-Path -Path "HKLM:\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\RealPlayer 19.0") {
        Write-log -Message "Uninstalling Any Existing Versions of RealPlayer 19.0."

        If (Test-Path -Path "$envProgramFilesX86\Real\RealPlayer\Update\r1puninst.exe") {
        Execute-Process -FilePath "$envProgramFilesX86\Real\RealPlayer\Update\r1puninst.exe" -Arguments """RealNetworks|RealPlayer|19.0"" -s" -WindowStyle Hidden
        Start-Sleep -s 10
        }
        }

        ## Uninstall Any Existing Versions of RealPlayer 18.1
        If (Test-Path -Path "HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\RealPlayer 18.1") {
        Write-log -Message "Uninstalling Any Existing Versions of RealPlayer 18.1."

        If (Test-Path -Path "$envProgramFiles\Real\RealPlayer\Update\r1puninst.exe") {
        Execute-Process -FilePath "$envProgramFiles\Real\RealPlayer\Update\r1puninst.exe" -Arguments """RealNetworks|RealPlayer|18.1"" -s" -WindowStyle Hidden
        Start-Sleep -s 10
        }
        }

        If (Test-Path -Path "HKLM:\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\RealPlayer 18.1") {
        Write-log -Message "Uninstalling Any Existing Versions of RealPlayer 18.1."

        If (Test-Path -Path "$envProgramFilesX86\Real\RealPlayer\Update\r1puninst.exe") {
        Execute-Process -FilePath "$envProgramFilesX86\Real\RealPlayer\Update\r1puninst.exe" -Arguments """RealNetworks|RealPlayer|18.1"" -s" -WindowStyle Hidden
        Start-Sleep -s 10
        }
        }

        ## Uninstall Any Existing Versions of RealPlayer 18.0
        If (Test-Path -Path "HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\RealPlayer 18.0") {
        Write-log -Message "Uninstalling Any Existing Versions of RealPlayer 18.0."

        If (Test-Path -Path "$envProgramFiles\Real\RealPlayer\Update\r1puninst.exe") {
        Execute-Process -FilePath "$envProgramFiles\Real\RealPlayer\Update\r1puninst.exe" -Arguments """RealNetworks|RealPlayer|18.0"" -s" -WindowStyle Hidden
        Start-Sleep -s 10
        }
        }

        If (Test-Path -Path "HKLM:\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\RealPlayer 18.0") {
        Write-log -Message "Uninstalling Any Existing Versions of RealPlayer 18.0."

        If (Test-Path -Path "$envProgramFilesX86\Real\RealPlayer\Update\r1puninst.exe") {
        Execute-Process -FilePath "$envProgramFilesX86\Real\RealPlayer\Update\r1puninst.exe" -Arguments """RealNetworks|RealPlayer|18.0"" -s" -WindowStyle Hidden
        Start-Sleep -s 10
        }
        }

        ## Uninstall Any Existing Versions of RealPlayer 17.0
        If (Test-Path -Path "HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\RealPlayer 17.0") {
        Write-log -Message "Uninstalling Any Existing Versions of RealPlayer 17.0."

        If (Test-Path -Path "$envProgramFiles\Real\RealPlayer\Update\r1puninst.exe") {
        Execute-Process -FilePath "$envProgramFiles\Real\RealPlayer\Update\r1puninst.exe" -Arguments """RealNetworks|RealPlayer|17.0"" -s" -WindowStyle Hidden
        Start-Sleep -s 10
        }
        }

        If (Test-Path -Path "HKLM:\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\RealPlayer 17.0") {
        Write-log -Message "Uninstalling Any Existing Versions of RealPlayer 17.0."

        If (Test-Path -Path "$envProgramFilesX86\Real\RealPlayer\Update\r1puninst.exe") {
        Execute-Process -FilePath "$envProgramFilesX86\Real\RealPlayer\Update\r1puninst.exe" -Arguments """RealNetworks|RealPlayer|17.0"" -s" -WindowStyle Hidden
        Start-Sleep -s 10
        }
        }

        ## Uninstall Any Existing Versions of RealPlayer 16.0
        If (Test-Path -Path "HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\RealPlayer 16.0") {
        Write-log -Message "Uninstalling Any Existing Versions of RealPlayer 16.0."

        If (Test-Path -Path "$envProgramFiles\Real\RealPlayer\Update\r1puninst.exe") {
        Execute-Process -FilePath "$envProgramFiles\Real\RealPlayer\Update\r1puninst.exe" -Arguments """RealNetworks|RealPlayer|16.0"" -s" -WindowStyle Hidden
        Start-Sleep -s 10
        }
        }

        If (Test-Path -Path "HKLM:\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\RealPlayer 16.0") {
        Write-log -Message "Uninstalling Any Existing Versions of RealPlayer 16.0."

        If (Test-Path -Path "$envProgramFilesX86\Real\RealPlayer\Update\r1puninst.exe") {
        Execute-Process -FilePath "$envProgramFilesX86\Real\RealPlayer\Update\r1puninst.exe" -Arguments """RealNetworks|RealPlayer|16.0"" -s" -WindowStyle Hidden
        Start-Sleep -s 10
        }
        }

        ## Uninstall Any Existing Versions of RealPlayer 15.0
        If (Test-Path -Path "HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\RealPlayer 15.0") {
        Write-log -Message "Uninstalling Any Existing Versions of RealPlayer 15.0."

        If (Test-Path -Path "$envProgramFiles\Real\RealPlayer\Update\r1puninst.exe") {
        Execute-Process -FilePath "$envProgramFiles\Real\RealPlayer\Update\r1puninst.exe" -Arguments """RealNetworks|RealPlayer|15.0"" -s" -WindowStyle Hidden
        Start-Sleep -s 10
        }
        }

        If (Test-Path -Path "HKLM:\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\RealPlayer 15.0") {
        Write-log -Message "Uninstalling Any Existing Versions of RealPlayer 15.0."

        If (Test-Path -Path "$envProgramFilesX86\Real\RealPlayer\Update\r1puninst.exe") {
        Execute-Process -FilePath "$envProgramFilesX86\Real\RealPlayer\Update\r1puninst.exe" -Arguments """RealNetworks|RealPlayer|15.0"" -s" -WindowStyle Hidden
        Start-Sleep -s 10
        }
        }

        ## Uninstall Any Existing Versions of RealPlayer 12.0
        If (Test-Path -Path "HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\RealPlayer 12.0") {
        Write-log -Message "Uninstalling Any Existing Versions of RealPlayer 12.0."

        If (Test-Path -Path "$envCommonProgramFiles\Real\Update_OB\r1puninst.exe") {
        Execute-Process -FilePath "$envCommonProgramFiles\Real\Update_OB\r1puninst.exe" -Arguments """RealNetworks|RealPlayer|12.0"" -s" -WindowStyle Hidden
        Start-Sleep -s 10
        }
        }

        If (Test-Path -Path "HKLM:\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\RealPlayer 12.0") {
        Write-log -Message "Uninstalling Any Existing Versions of RealPlayer 12.0."

        If (Test-Path -Path "$envCommonProgramFilesX86\Real\Update_OB\r1puninst.exe") {
        Execute-Process -FilePath "$envCommonProgramFilesX86\Real\Update_OB\r1puninst.exe" -Arguments """RealNetworks|RealPlayer|12.0"" -s" -WindowStyle Hidden
        Start-Sleep -s 10
        }
        }

        ## Uninstall Any Existing Versions of RealPlayer 6.0
        If (Test-Path -Path "HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\RealPlayer 6.0") {
        Write-log -Message "Uninstalling Any Existing Versions of RealPlayer 6.0."

        If (Test-Path -Path "$envCommonProgramFiles\Real\Update_OB\r1puninst.exe") {
        Execute-Process -FilePath "$envCommonProgramFiles\Real\Update_OB\r1puninst.exe" -Arguments """RealNetworks|RealPlayer|6.0"" -s" -WindowStyle Hidden
        Start-Sleep -s 10
        }
        }

        If (Test-Path -Path "HKLM:\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\RealPlayer 6.0") {
        Write-log -Message "Uninstalling Any Existing Versions of RealPlayer 6.0."

        If (Test-Path -Path "$envCommonProgramFilesX86\Real\Update_OB\r1puninst.exe") {
        Execute-Process -FilePath "$envCommonProgramFilesX86\Real\Update_OB\r1puninst.exe" -Arguments """RealNetworks|RealPlayer|6.0"" -s" -WindowStyle Hidden
        Start-Sleep -s 10
        }
        }

        ## Uninstall RealTimes Desktop Service
        If (Test-Path -Path "$envProgramFiles\Real\RealPlayer\RPDS\uninst.exe") {
        Write-log -Message "Uninstalling RealTimes Desktop Service."
        Execute-Process -FilePath "$envProgramFiles\Real\RealPlayer\RPDS\uninst.exe" -Arguments "-s" -WindowStyle Hidden
        Start-Sleep -s 10
        }
        If (Test-Path -Path "$envProgramFilesX86\Real\RealPlayer\RPDS\uninst.exe") {
        Write-log -Message "Uninstalling RealTimes Desktop Service."
        Execute-Process -FilePath "$envProgramFilesX86\Real\RealPlayer\RPDS\uninst.exe" -Arguments "-s" -WindowStyle Hidden
        Start-Sleep -s 10
        }

        ## Uninstall RealUpgrade
        If (Test-Path -Path "$envProgramFiles\Real\RealUpgrade\uninst.exe") {
        Write-log -Message "Uninstalling Any Existing Versions of RealUpgrade."
        Execute-Process -FilePath "$envProgramFiles\Real\RealUpgrade\uninst.exe" -Arguments "-s" -WindowStyle Hidden
        Start-Sleep -s 10
        }
        If (Test-Path -Path "$envProgramFilesX86\Real\RealUpgrade\uninst.exe") {
        Write-log -Message "Uninstalling Any Existing Versions of RealUpgrade."
        Execute-Process -FilePath "$envProgramFilesX86\Real\RealUpgrade\uninst.exe" -Arguments "-s" -WindowStyle Hidden
        Start-Sleep -s 10
        }

        ## Cleanup Start Menu Directory
        If (Test-Path -Path "$envCommonStartMenuPrograms\Real\RealPlayer*.lnk") {
        Write-Log -Message "Removing Existing RealPlayer Start Menu Entry."
        Remove-Item -Path "$envCommonStartMenuPrograms\Real\RealPlayer*.lnk" -Force -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
        Sleep -Seconds 5 
        }

        ## Cleanup ProgramData Directory
        If (Test-Path -Path "$envAllUsersProfile\Real\") {
        Write-Log -Message "Removing Existing Real ProgramData Directory."
        Remove-Item -Path "$envAllUsersProfile\Real\" -Force -Recurse -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
        Sleep -Seconds 5
        }

        ## Cleanup RealPlayer Directories
        If (Test-Path -Path "$envProgramFiles\Real\") {
        Write-Log -Message "Cleanup $envProgramFiles\Real\ Directory."
        Remove-Item -Path "$envProgramFiles\Real\" -Force -Recurse -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue 
        Sleep -Seconds 5
        }
        If (Test-Path -Path "$envProgramFilesX86\Real\") {
        Write-Log -Message "Cleanup $envProgramFiles\Real\ Directory."
        Remove-Item -Path "$envProgramFilesX86\Real\" -Force -Recurse -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue 
        Sleep -Seconds 5
        }

        ## Cleanup Local & Roaming RealPlayer Directories
        $Users = Get-ChildItem C:\Users
        foreach ($user in $Users){

        $LocalDir = "$($user.fullname)\AppData\Local\Real"
        If (Test-Path $LocalDir) {
        Write-Log -Message "Cleanup ($LocalDir) Directory."
        Remove-Item -Path "$LocalDir" -Force -Recurse -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue 
        }
        $RoamingDir = "$($user.fullname)\AppData\Roaming\Real"
        If (Test-Path $RoamingDir) {
        Write-Log -Message "Cleanup ($RoamingDir) Directory."
        Remove-Item -Path "$RoamingDir" -Force -Recurse -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue 
        }
        }
    
		##*===============================================
		##* POST-UNINSTALLATION
		##*===============================================
		[string]$installPhase = 'Post-Uninstallation'


	}
	ElseIf ($deploymentType -ieq 'Repair')
	{
		##*===============================================
		##* PRE-REPAIR
		##*===============================================
		[string]$installPhase = 'Pre-Repair'


		##*===============================================
		##* REPAIR
		##*===============================================
		[string]$installPhase = 'Repair'


		##*===============================================
		##* POST-REPAIR
		##*===============================================
		[string]$installPhase = 'Post-Repair'


    }
	##*===============================================
	##* END SCRIPT BODY
	##*===============================================

	## Call the Exit-Script function to perform final cleanup operations
	Exit-Script -ExitCode $mainExitCode
}
Catch {
	[int32]$mainExitCode = 60001
	[string]$mainErrorMessage = "$(Resolve-Error)"
	Write-Log -Message $mainErrorMessage -Severity 3 -Source $deployAppScriptFriendlyName
	Show-DialogBox -Text $mainErrorMessage -Icon 'Stop'
	Exit-Script -ExitCode $mainExitCode
}

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Ok, all the hard work is done and now you can uninstall any version of RealPlayer using one single PowerShell script. Logging functionality is built-in automatically and you can view the log files under “C:\Windows\Logs\Software”


RealPlayer NonInteractive Uninstall (PowerShell)

NonInteractive means Very Silent, i.e. no blocking apps. This is automatically set if it is detected that the process is not running in the user session and it is not possible for anyone to provide input using a mouse or keyboard.

  • Open Windows PowerShell by Right-Clicking on Windows PowerShell and selecting Run as Administrator
  • Change the directory to “C:\Downloads\Uninstall-RealPlayer
    • PS C:\Downloads\Uninstall-RealPlayer>
  • Enter the following command:
Powershell.exe -ExecutionPolicy Bypass .\Uninstall-RealPlayer.ps1 -DeploymentType "Uninstall" -DeployMode "NonInteractive"

RealPlayer Silent Uninstall (PowerShell)

Silent means no dialogs (progress and balloon tip notifications are suppressed).

  • Open Windows PowerShell by Right-Clicking on Windows PowerShell and selecting Run as Administrator
  • Change the directory to “C:\Downloads\Uninstall-RealPlayer
    • PS C:\Downloads\Uninstall-RealPlayer>
  • Enter the following command:
Powershell.exe -ExecutionPolicy Bypass .\Uninstall-RealPlayer.ps1 -DeploymentType "Uninstall" -DeployMode "Silent"

RealPlayer Interactive Uninstall (PowerShell)

Interactive means the install will show dialogs including progress and balloon tip notifications.

  • Open Windows PowerShell by Right-Clicking on Windows PowerShell and selecting Run as Administrator
  • Change the directory to “C:\Downloads\Uninstall-RealPlayer
    • PS C:\Downloads\Uninstall-RealPlayer>
  • Enter the following command:
Powershell.exe -ExecutionPolicy Bypass .\Uninstall-RealPlayer.ps1 -DeploymentType "Uninstall" -DeployMode "Interactive"

Always make sure to test everything in a development environment prior to implementing anything into production. The information in this article is provided “As Is” without warranty of any kind.

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