Uninstalling SCSM 2012 – Error opening installation log file #sysctr


As part of the installation of SCSM 2012 Beta in my lab-environment I crossed an issue with uninstalling the previous installed version of SCSM 2012 (build CTP1).

Of course we don’t have the intention to make it a habit uninstalling SCSM J – but it is not always unavoidable in test-environments. Although the log files were not in place I was able to uninstall SCSM 2012 by simple click similar to “running elevated rights”. I’m local admin on the particular box without UAC enabled.

Workaround

Open your control panel and shift-right-click
Programs and Features and select Open in new process

There you go…uninstallation process completed successfully! And now on with all the beauty SCSM 2012 Beta offers…

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