2 Best Ways to Uninstall Pulseway Agent

In this post, I will show you 2 ways to uninstall Pulseway agent from your computers. If you are looking to remove Pulseway agents from your computers, this post is for you.

Pulseway is a remote monitoring & management software, built to help MSPs and IT teams reduce down-time and set new standards for efficiency through automation.

As a part of Pulseway implementation, you initially deploy Pulseway agents to your endpoints. You can also deploy Pulseway agents using SCCM. However, if you want to remove Pulseway agent, there are some easy ways to do that.

Manually Uninstall Pulseway Agent

The easiest way to uninstall Pulseway agent is to manually remove it from computer. On the computer, go to Control Panel\Programs\Programs and Features. Right-click the Pulseway agent and click Uninstall.

Manually Uninstall Pulseway Agent
Manually Uninstall Pulseway Agent

When asked for Are you sure you want to uninstall Pulseway? Click Yes.

Manually Uninstall Pulseway Agent
Manually Uninstall Pulseway Agent

The Pulseway agent uninstalls now. The agent uninstallation doesn’t require a computer reboot.

Uninstall Pulseway Agent using SCCM

The second method to uninstall Pulseway agent is using SCCM software center. This method works well when you have packaged and deployed Pulseway agent using SCCM.

When you download Pulseway agent, is a .MSI installer. So, when you import the agent in SCCM, it populates the install and uninstall commands automatically. You don’t even have to worry about adding detection methods.

In case you still require a command to uninstall the Pulseway agent from the computer, run the below command line.

msiexec /x {52EF02C7-C92C-459A-A764-40EDCE97AAF3} 
Pulseway Agent Uninstall Command
Pulseway Agent Uninstall Command

This means you can uninstall the Pulseway agent by launching the software center, selecting the Pulseway agent and clicking Uninstall.

Uninstall Pulseway Agent using SCCM
Uninstall Pulseway Agent using SCCM

Monitor the AppEnforce.log file on the client computer to troubleshoot the application installation issues.

Found executable file msiexec with complete path C:\WINDOWS\system32\msiexec.exe
Prepared command line: "C:\WINDOWS\system32\msiexec.exe" /i "Pulseway_x64.msi" /qn	
Valid MSI Package path = C:\WINDOWS\ccmcache\a\Pulseway_x64.msi
Advertising MSI package [C:\WINDOWS\ccmcache\a\Pulseway_x64.msi] to the system.	
Executing Command line: "C:\WINDOWS\system32\msiexec.exe" /i "Pulseway_x64.msi" /qn with user context
Working directory C:\WINDOWS\ccmcache\a
Post install behavior is BasedOnExitCode
Waiting for process 4616 to finish.  Timeout = 120 minutes.
Process 4616 terminated with exitcode: 0
Looking for exit code 0 in exit codes table
Matched exit code 0 to a Success entry in exit codes table.	AppEnforce	09-07-2021 16:01:28	6964 (0x1B34)

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