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I don’t know the reason behind those stats. How wants to uninstall ConfigMgr client or SCCM client? And why?
Since SMS 2003 days, we’re using CCMClean.exe to uninstall or remove the client components. Latest Post – Enable Windows 10 Servicing Using SCCM | ConfigMgr | WSUS.
Removing/Uninstalling SCCM 2007 or 2012 or Current Branch (CB) clients using CCMClean.exe is not supported by Microsoft. “Not supported by Microsoft”. So, what does that mean?
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Well, it’s not tested (extensively) and certified by Microsoft for the products ConfigMgr 2007/2012/CB. However, it may or may not work. In my experience, the CCMClean.exe is able to successfully remove/uninstall ConfigMgr/SCCM 2007, 2012, and CB client components. More details are below……
Download – Direct Download –> CCMClean.exe
Or Else (Download SMS 2003 toolkit and run it to install all the files – go to the installation directory, it includes CCMClean.exe )
We can run the CCMClean.exe on remote machines using PSEXEC.exe. You should have administrative privileges on that remote machine.
The command-line parameters can be used with CCMClean.exe.
Try and check out using “CCMClean.exe /?”
Silent install –> ccmclean.exe /q
I’ve tested CCMClean.exe on SCCM / ConfigMgr 2012 client and it did work perfectly !!!
a) Verify the CCMClean.log file to get more details
Logfile location = “C:\Users\administrator\appdata\local\temp” OR %temp%
b) Check the event log for some more details or confirmation
c) CCM registry entry has been REMOVED
d) SMS Agent Host service has been REMOVED
e) WMI namespaces (root\ccm and root\cimv2\SMS) have been REMOVED
You can confirm whether the Uninstallation or Removal of SCCM Client is working or not.
Anoop is Microsoft MVP! He is a Solution Architect in enterprise client management with more than 20 years of experience (calculation done in 2021) in IT. He is a logger, Speaker, and Local User Group HTMD Community leader. His main focus is on Device Management technologies like SCCM 2012, Current Branch, and Intune. He writes about ConfigMgr, Windows 11, Windows 10, Azure AD, Microsoft Intune, Windows 365, AVD, etc…