Uninstall Trend Micro OfficeScan without the password.

Have you lost the Trend Micro OfficeScan Client uninstall password?
Here is two tips on how to reset / remove the password.

TIP # 1

  1. Search for the file called ofscan.ini. It is usually located in the C:\Program Files\Trend Micro Folder
  2. Open the file and search for Uninstall_Pwd= The line should look something like this:
  3. Remove everything on the line that is behind Uninstall_Pwd=
  4. After Uninstall_Pwd= write 70 it should look like this Uninstall_Pwd=70
  5. Save the file.
  6. Go to Add Remove Program and uninstall Trend Micro OffieScan. When prompted for the password enter 1 as the password,

TIP # 2

  1. Disconnect the computer from the network.
  2. Open regedit.
  3. Go to [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\TrendMicro\PC-cillinNTCorp\CurrentVersion\Misc.]
  4. Change the dword “Allow Uninstall” from 0 to 1
  5. Use Add remove programs to uninstall Trend Micro.
  6. Restart your computer.
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52 Responses to Uninstall Trend Micro OfficeScan without the password.

  1. Tomas says:

    Did not find it where it said but in WOW6432 node.

  2. Sandy says:

    In Option 2 I get as far as #3, but can’t find dword “Allow Uninstall” anywhere. Where should I be looking?

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