Uninstalling Advanced Insights

Instructions for removing Advanced Insights

To completely remove the product we will carry out the following actions:

  1. Remove the Advanced Insights Inventory Extensions (if deployed)

  2. Uninstall the Advanced Insights product

  3. Remove the Advanced Insights database

Removing the Inventory Extensions (PowerShell)

To remove the Inventory Extensions and all associated ConfigMgr content, download and extract the wmipackage.zip and then execute the Manage-PMPCExtensions.ps1 PowerShell script with the below parameters on your ConfigMgr Provider server substituting the correct SiteCode and server name.

Manage-PMPCExtensions.ps1 -Action "Uninstall" -SiteCode "ABC" -ProviderMachineNameFQDN "SERVERNAME.DOMAIN.com"

Removing the Inventory Extensions (Manual)

Alternatively you can manually remove the Inventory Extensions from a ConfigMgr Console under: Administration > Client Settings > Default Client Settings > Hardware Inventory > Set Classes ...

Carefully Select and delete each PMPC_ Inventory Class from this window individually. This will remove them from your Hardware Inventory Schema and delete their data from the database:

Uninstall Advanced Insights

The uninstall is automated from Settings / Add Remove programs, simply select the application and click remove.

Remove the Advanced Insights Database

The "PMPC Advanced Insights" database can now be safely removed from its install location using SQL Server Management Studio.

  1. In Object Explorer, connect to an instance of the SQL Server Database Engine and then expand that instance.

  2. Expand Databases, right-click the PMPC Advanced Insights database and click delete.

  1. Select the Close existing connections check box and click ok.

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