Thursday, December 11, 2014

How to Uninstall Trend Micro Office Scan without the password

To uninstall Trend Micro Office Scan from a client computer without password you can use following 2 methods:


Method 1:
·         Search for the file called ofscan.ini. It is usually located in the 
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro Folder
·         Open the file using the notepad or any text reader and search for Uninstall_Pwd= 
·         The line should look something like this:
Uninstall_Pwd=!CRYPT!523F81805821877E0B01581347A29A8A78323082895

78B8F175DF692BF
·         Remove everything on the line that is behind Uninstall_Pwd=
·         After Uninstall_Pwd= write 70 it should look like this Uninstall_Pwd=70.
·         Save the file.
·         Go to Add Remove Program and uninstall Trend Micro OffieSan.
·         When prompted for the password enter 1 as the password

Method 2:

  • Disconnect the computer from the network.
  • Open regedit.
  • Go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\TrendMicro\PC-cillinNTCorp\CurrentVersion\Misc.
  • Change the dword “Allow Uninstall” from 0 to 1
  • Use Add remove programs to uninstall Trend Micro.
  • Restart your computer.