[wix-users] Uninstalling NSIS packages using WIX standard Bootstrapper/Burn installer

Vignesh Rajendran (RBEI/ESD13) Vignesh.Rajendran2 at in.bosch.com
Tue Jun 27 06:02:14 PDT 2017

Hello all,
I'm pretty new to Wix.
I'm using Windows Installer XML Toolset Compiler version

I want to uninstall a NSIS thrid party exe which was installed using Wix
Currently the Wix Bootstrapper is not capable of doing this because the NSIS
installer creates a separate exe(Uninstall.exe) for uninstallation.
I searched the internet and I found a workaround is available by using a
custom action for the uninstallation process:

I'm wondering if it's possible to uninstall without using custom action.
Please let me know the easiest solution/alternative for uninstallation of
third party exe based on NSIS.

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