Silent uninstallation of Backup Manager (Windows Only)

You can uninstall the Backup Manager through the command line on Windows. The feature has been available starting from version 16.10 released in October 2016.

  1. Open the Windows Registry Editor (Regedit). You can quickly locate the app by typing in its name to the Windows Start menu
  2. Go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Backup Manager
  3. Double-click QuietUninstallString
  4. Copy the value
  5. Start the Command Prompt as an administrator and submit the command you have copied
  6. Restart the device

To confirm that Backup Manager has uninstalled check the following locations:

  • File explorer navigate to:
  • C:\Program Files\

    The folder named Backup Manager that used to belong in here will have been deleted.

  • Services.msc, check that Backup Service Controller has been deleted