This article explains the usage of the Uninstall Software Updates feature to manually remove:
- Installed Service Packs and Update Rollups
- Installed Security Updates
- Installed Non-Security Updates.
Uninstall Software Updates is one of the features of the Remediation Center. This feature enables you to manually remove currently deployed Service Packs, Updates, and Update Rollups from target computers.
Ensure that the NetBIOS service is enabled on the remote target computer(s).
To manually deploy software updates:
- Launch GFI LanGuard.
- Click the Remediate tab and expand Uninstall Software Updates.
- From the computer tree, select the computer/group where to uninstall software updates.
- From the List of installed updates, select the updates you want to uninstall. Use the search bar to look for specific installed updates or use the filtering options for each column heading to view the required data only.
- Click Remediate.
- The Uninstall software updates dialog allows to edit uninstall options (see the table below) before starting the uninstall operation.
- Click OK to start uninstalling the selected updates.
The uninstall options available are:
|Uninstall immediately||Selected by default. Leave selected if you want to uninstall updates immediately.|
|uninstall on||Specify a date and time for when updates are uninstalled.|
|Credentials||Provides you with the credentials settings that are used to uninstall updates. Click Customize to change settings.|
|Before deployment options||Provides you with the actions taken before uninstalling software updates. Click Customize to edit the before deployment message, and share mode used to transfer updates.|
|After deployment options||Provides you with the actions taken after uninstalling software updates. Click Customize to configure whether the computer(s) reboot, shutdown or display a message to the end-user.|
|Advanced options||Click Advanced options to configure the:
You are automatically taken to the Remediation Jobs tab where you can monitor the progress of the uninstall operation.