Manually uninstalling the Remote Manager (TMRM) Agent

Solution ID Last Updated
1035023 Sep. 02, 2014 3:19 AM (PST)

Product / Version Platform
Remote Manager - 3.3;Worry-Free Business Security Standard/Advanced - 6.0, 7.0, 8.0, 9.0;
Windows - 2000 Advanced Server, 2000 Server, 2003 Standard, 2003 Standard Server Edition, 2008 Standard

Problem Description

Remove the Remote Manager Agent for Worry-Free Business Security (WFBS) manually.


To uninstall the Agent:
  1. Stop the Trend Micro Worry-Free Remote Manager Agent Service.
    1. Click Start > Run.
    2. Type "cmd" on the command line, and then press Enter.
    3. Run this command:
      net stop "Trend Micro Worry-Free Remote Manager Agent"
  2. Remove the Trend Micro Worry-Free Remote Manager Agent Service.
    1. On the command line, run the following commands:
      • cd <WFRM Agent directory>
        Example: cd C:\Program Files (x86)\Trend Micro\WFRMAgentForWFBS\
      • TMICAgent -u
    2. Close the command line.
  3. Remove the Trend Micro Worry-Free Remote Manager Agent files.
    1. Go to C:\Program Files (x86)\Trend Micro\.
    2. Delete WFRMAgentForWFBS.
  4. Open the Registry Editor ( regedit.exe ) and remove the following registry keys:
    Important: Always create a backup before modifying the registry. Incorrect registry changes may cause serious issues. Should this occur, restore it by referring to the "Restoring the Registry" Help topic in Regedit.exe or the "Restoring a Registry Key" Help topic in Regedt32.exe.
    For 32-bit environments:
    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\ 369424C6301A6CF458091236AA616879
    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\UserData\ S-1-5-18\Products\369424C6301A6CF458091236AA616879
    • [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ Uninstall\{43F8CF32-15B7-44DD-A01D-A3372DD2856E}]
    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ Uninstall\{6C424963-A103-4FC6-8590-2163AA168697}
    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\InstallShield Uninstall Information\{6C424963-A103-4FC6-8590-2163AA168697}
    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\InstallShield_ {6C424963-A103-4FC6-8590-2163AA168697}
    For 64-bit environments:
    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\ 369424C6301A6CF458091236AA616879
    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\UserData\ S-1-5-18\Products\369424C6301A6CF458091236AA616879
    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\ CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{6C424963-A103-4FC6-8590-2163AA168697}
    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\ CurrentVersion\Uninstall\InstallShield Uninstall Information\{6C424963-A103-4FC6-8590-2163AA168697}
    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ Uninstall\InstallShield_{6C424963-A103-4FC6-8590-2163AA168697}
    • HKEY_CLASSSES_ROOT\Installer\ACD43E64A87DB40458A1D990D4F92183 HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\CurrentVersion\Installer\UserData\S-1-5-18\Products\ACD43E64A87DB40458A1D990D4F92183
    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{46E34DCA-D78A-404B-851A-9D094D9F1238}
  5. To remove all remnants from the registry, search for "remote manager”. Check results, after verifying that those keys are WFRM entries delete them all.
  6. Remove the WFRM Agent shortcut from the Start Menu.
    1. Click Start > All Programs.
    2. Right-click Trend Micro Worry-Free Remote Manager Agent.
    3. Delete the browsed folder.
      Example: C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Trend Micro Worry-Free Remote Manager Agent

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