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Powershell functions to uninstall anyconnect modules



#----------------------------------------------------------[Declarations]----------------------------------------------------------
#Script Version
$sScriptVersion = "1.0"
#script root

$PSScriptRoot = ($MyInvocation.MyCommand.Path | Split-Path | Resolve-Path).ProviderPath

#logging variables.
$logdir = "$($env:ALLUSERSPROFILE)\InstallLogs"
$Logfile = "$($logdir)\remove_anyconnect_$(get-date -format `"yyyyMMdd_hhmmsstt`").log"

Function LogWrite($string, $color)
{
   if ($Color -eq $null) {$color = "white"}
   write-host $string -foregroundcolor $color
   $string | out-file -Filepath $logfile -append
}

if(!(Test-Path -Path $logdir )){
    New-Item -ItemType directory -Path $logdir
}


########################################
$CP_USER_NAME = (Get-WmiObject Win32_ComputerSystem | Select-Object -ExpandProperty UserName).Split('\')[1]
$user = New-Object System.Security.Principal.NTAccount("corp", "$CP_USER_NAME") 
$sid = $user.Translate([System.Security.Principal.SecurityIdentifier]) 
$userprofile = Get-WmiObject -Namespace root/cimv2 -Class win32_userprofile -Filter "SID='$($sid.value)'"
$CP_USER_HOME = $userprofile.localpath


function stopservices(){
get-service 'ciscod.exe', 'acwebsecagent' | ? { $_.Status -eq 'Started'  } | % {
  $_ | stop-service
  sleep 1
  $result = if (($_ | get-service).Status -eq "Running") {"success"} else {"failure"}
  LogWrite "Service stopped $result"
}
}

Function acuninstall()
{
            $uninstallerfile = "$PSScriptRoot\Uninstall.exe"
            $UninstallSyntax = "-remove -silent"
            $process = Start-Process $uninstallerfile -ArgumentList $UninstallSyntax -Wait -Passthru

            if ($process.ExitCode -eq 0) {
                 LogWrite "AnyConnect has been successfully uninstalled" yellow
            }
            else {
                LogWrite "installer exit code  $($process.ExitCode) for AnyConnect" red
 }
 
}

Function dartuninstall()
{
    
    $dart = Get-WmiObject -Namespace "root\cimv2\sms" -Class SMS_InstalledSoftware | where { $_.ARPDisplayName -match "Cisco AnyConnect Diagnostics" }
    $uninst = $dart.UninstallString -Replace "msiexec.exe","" -Replace "/I","" -Replace "/X",""
    $dartuninstallcode = $uninst.Trim()
 Start-Process "msiexec.exe" -arg "/X $dartuninstallcode /passive /norestart" -Wait
 
}

function startbeforeloginuninstall()
{
 $startbeforelogin = Get-WmiObject -NameSpace "root\cimv2\sms" -class SMS_InstalledSoftware | where { $_.ARPDisplayName -match "Cisco AnyConnect Start Before Login Module"}
 $startbeforeloginuninst = $startbeforelogin.UninstallString -Replace "msiexec.exe", "" -Replace "/I", "" -Replace "/X", ""
 $startbeforeloginuninstcode = $startbeforeloginuninst.Trim()
 Start-Process "msiexec.exe" -arg "/X $startbeforeloginuninstcode /passive /norestart" -Wait
}

function websecurityuninstall()
{
 $websecuritylogin = Get-WmiObject -NameSpace "root\cimv2\sms" -class SMS_InstalledSoftware | where { $_.ARPDisplayName -match "Cisco AnyConnect Web Security Module" }
 $websecurityuninst = $websecuritylogin.UninstallString -Replace "msiexec.exe", "" -Replace "/I", "" -Replace "/X", ""
 $websecurityuninstcode = $websecurityuninst.Trim()
 Start-Process "msiexec.exe" -arg "/X $websecurityuninstcode /passive /norestart" -Wait
}

function postureuninstall()
{
 $posturelogin = Get-WmiObject -NameSpace "root\cimv2\sms" -class SMS_InstalledSoftware | where { $_.ARPDisplayName -match "Cisco AnyConnect Posture Module" }
 $postureuninst = $posturelogin.UninstallString -Replace "msiexec.exe", "" -Replace "/I", "" -Replace "/X", ""
 $postureuninstcode = $postureuninst.Trim()
 Start-Process "msiexec.exe" -arg "/X $postureuninstcode /passive /norestart" -Wait
}

function telemetryuninstall()
{
 $telemetrylogin = Get-WmiObject -NameSpace "root\cimv2\sms" -class SMS_InstalledSoftware | where { $_.ARPDisplayName -match "Cisco AnyConnect Telemetry Module" }
 $telemetryuninst = $telemetrylogin.UninstallString -Replace "msiexec.exe", "" -Replace "/I", "" -Replace "/X", ""
 $telemetryuninstcode = $telemetryuninst.Trim()
 Start-Process "msiexec.exe" -arg "/X $telemetryuninstcode /passive /norestart" -Wait
}
function namuninstall()
{
 $namlogin = Get-WmiObject -NameSpace "root\cimv2\sms" -class SMS_InstalledSoftware | where { $_.ARPDisplayName -match "Cisco AnyConnect Network Access Manager" }
 $namuninst = $namlogin.UninstallString -Replace "msiexec.exe", "" -Replace "/I", "" -Replace "/X", ""
 $namuninstcode = $namuninst.Trim()
 Start-Process "msiexec.exe" -arg "/X $namuninstcode /passive /norestart" -Wait
}

function anyconnectuninstall()
{
 $anyconnectlogin = Get-WmiObject -NameSpace "root\cimv2\sms" -class SMS_InstalledSoftware | where { $_.ARPDisplayName -match "Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client" }
 $anyconnectuninst = $anyconnectlogin.SoftwareCode
 $anyconnectuninstcode = $anyconnectuninst.Trim()
 Start-Process "msiexec.exe" -arg "/X $anyconnectuninstcode /passive /norestart" -Wait
}

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