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Thursday, March 22, 2012

Uninstall Trend Micro Office Scan without the password

Trend Micro Office Scan

 To Uninstall Trend Micro Office Scan without the password


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:
·         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.

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