Uninstallation of vRealize Operations Manager from Windows varies depending on whether your vRealize Operations Manager cluster is a new installation or an upgrade.

If your Windows version of vRealize Operations Manager is a new installation, you have the following uninstallation options.

Uninstallation of a new installation does not require a restart.

Run Start > All Programs > VMware > vRealize Operations Management Suite > Uninstall vRealize Operations.

Use the Windows Control Panel Uninstall a program option.

From the command prompt console, run one of the following commands.

"C:\vmware\vrealize-operations\vmware-vcopssuite-installsupport\_vRealize Operations Manager Enterprise_installation\Uninstall vRealize Operations Manager Enterprise.exe" -i gui

"C:\vmware\vrealize-operations\vmware-vcopssuite-installsupport\_vRealize Operations Manager Enterprise_installation\Uninstall vRealize Operations Manager Enterprise.exe" -i console

"C:\vmware\vrealize-operations\vmware-vcopssuite-installsupport\_vRealize Operations Manager Enterprise_installation\Uninstall vRealize Operations Manager Enterprise.exe" -i silent

If your Windows version of vRealize Operations Manager is an upgrade from an earlier installation of vRealize Operations Manager, you have the following uninstallation options.

Uninstallation of an upgraded vRealize Operations Manager 6.0.x installation requires a restart before you can reinstall vRealize Operations Manager. The restart is automatic if you use the Start menu option, or the command line with the -i silent option.

Run Start > All Programs > VMware > vRealize Operations Management Suite > Uninstall vRealize Operations.

From the command prompt console, run one of the following commands.

"C:\vmware\vrealize-operations\vmware-vcopssuite-installsupport\_vRealize Operations Manager Enterprise_installation\Uninstall vRealize Operations Manager Enterprise.exe" -i gui

"C:\vmware\vrealize-operations\vmware-vcopssuite-installsupport\_vRealize Operations Manager Enterprise_installation\Uninstall vRealize Operations Manager Enterprise.exe" -i console

"C:\vmware\vrealize-operations\vmware-vcopssuite-installsupport\_vRealize Operations Manager Enterprise_installation\Uninstall vRealize Operations Manager Enterprise.exe" -i silent