How to roll back the Microsoft patches using Windows OS/ Office Patch Uninstaller 1.0

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Article ID: 40981

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CA Automation Suite for Data Centers - Configuration Automation CA Client Automation - Asset Management CA Client Automation - IT Client Manager CA Client Automation CA Client Automation - Remote Control CA Client Automation - Asset Intelligence CA Client Automation - Desktop Migration Manager CA Client Automation - Patch Manager

Issue/Introduction

Summary:

 

How to roll back the Microsoft patches using Windows OS/ Office Patch Installer 1.0?

 

Background:

 

CA - Win OS/Office Patch Uninstaller 1.0 tool is a special CA Patch Manager patch designed to uninstall individual Microsoft patches by taking the complete patch name as an input through the DSM user parameter field. The patch to be uninstalled can be an operating system patch or an Office patch.

 

Environment:  

All CA Patch Manager versions

 

Instructions: 

 

Steps to Uninstall a patch:

 

1) Accept the CA - Win OS/Office Patch Uninstaller 1.0 in CA Patch Manager to bring it to testing state.

  

2) Open DSM Explorer

 

3) Go to Software -> Software Package Library -> CA Patch Manager Packages and choose CA - Win OS/Office Patch Uninstaller 1.0 to deploy.

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4) Select the target machine from where the patch has to be uninstalled.

  

5) Provide an applicable software deployment job name and ensure the Advanced Job Settings Check box is checked.

 

6) Under Job Options -> provide the complete patch name as input to the User Parameters field. (Please provide only one patch with the complete patch name).

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7)  Click OK to deploy the job.

Environment

Release: UASIT.99000-12.8-Asset Intelligence
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