Access denied when trying to unistall Excel addin

Dag Kihlman 1 Reputation point
2022-01-29T07:50:14.173+00:00

I have made an Excel add in, installed it on two different computers (Windows 10)

I am able to uninstall the add in if I go to Control panel> Apps & features > Programs and Features.

However, the add in is also found directly as an app under Control panel> Apps & features. If I try to uninstall it there I get this error message:


Location is not available
C:\Program is not accessible
Access is denied.


Since the intended users probably would chose to uninstall it under Control panel> Apps & features and since the app really is there, I wonder why the uninstall cannot be done from there?

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  1. T. Kujala 8,701 Reputation points
    2022-01-29T09:06:41.737+00:00

    Hi @Dag Kihlman ,

    Probably, there is something wrong with the uninstall string.

    Have you tried the find in registry?

    How to: Obtain an uninstall string for any application