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Remove Excel Addin – VBScript

Following VBScript can be used to delete Excel Addin
Change AddIn_path to the Excel Addin file that needs to be removed

Set objArg = WScript.Arguments
AddIn_path = objArg(0)
AddIn_path = “C:\Program Files\FO PROD\SalesXL.xla”

strKeyPath = “”
oReg.EnumKey HKEY_USERS, strKeyPath, arrSubKeys

For Each subkey In arrSubKeys
    ‘msgbox subkey

strKeyPath = subkey & “\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Office\11.0\Excel\Options”

oReg.EnumValues HKEY_USERS, strKeyPath,_
arrValueNames, arrValueTypes

X = “””” & AddIn_path & “””” 

For i=0 To UBound(arrValueNames)

oReg.GetStringValue HKEY_USERS,strKeyPath,arrValueNames(i),strValue

If (left(arrValueNames(i), 4) = “OPEN”) Then
  If strValue = x  Then
oReg.DeleteValue HKEY_USERS,strKeyPath,arrValueNames(i)
‘msgbox strKeyPath & “\” & arrValueNames(i)
End If
End If