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Uninstall-Module

Uninstalls a module.
Uninstall-Module [-Name*] <String[]> [-AllVersions] [-Confirm] [-Force] [-MaximumVersion <Version>][-MinimumVersion <Version>] [-RequiredVersion <Version>] [-WhatIf] [<CommonParameters>]
Uninstall-Module [-InputObject*] <PSObject[]> [-Confirm] [-Force] [-WhatIf] [<CommonParameters>]

The Uninstall-Module cmdlet uninstalls the specified module from the local computer. You cannot uninstall a module if it has other modules as dependencies.

Parameters

-AllVersions [<SwitchParameter>]

  • Default value is False
  • Accepts pipeline input False

Specifies that you want to include all available versions of a module. You cannot use the AllVersions parameter with the MinimumVersion , MaximumVersion , or RequiredVersion parameters.

-Confirm [<SwitchParameter>]

  • Default value is False
  • Accepts pipeline input False

Prompts you for confirmation before running the cmdlet.

-Force [<SwitchParameter>]

  • Default value is False
  • Accepts pipeline input False

Forces the command to run without asking for user confirmation.

-InputObject <PSObject[]>

  • This value is required
  • Default value is None
  • Accepts pipeline input ByPropertyName

{{Fill InputObject Description}}

-MaximumVersion <Version>

Specifies the maximum, or newest, version of the module to uninstall. The MaximumVersion and RequiredVersion parameters are mutually exclusive; you cannot use both parameters in the same command.

-MinimumVersion <Version>

Specifies the minimum version of the script to uninstall. The MinimumVersion and RequiredVersion parameters are mutually exclusive; you cannot use both parameters in the same command.

-Name <String[]>

  • This value is required
  • Default value is None
  • Accepts pipeline input ByPropertyName

Specifies an array of names of modules to uninstall.

-RequiredVersion <Version>

Specifies the exact version number of the module to uninstall.

-WhatIf [<SwitchParameter>]

  • Default value is False
  • Accepts pipeline input False

Shows what would happen if the cmdlet runs. The cmdlet is not run.

<CommonParameters>

This cmdlet supports the common parameters: Verbose, Debug,ErrorAction, ErrorVariable, WarningAction, WarningVariable,OutBuffer, PipelineVariable, and OutVariable.

Examples
  1. Get a module and uninstall it:
    PS C:\> Get-InstalledModule -Name "xPSDesiredStateConfiguration" -RequiredVersion 3.6.0.0 | Uninstall-Module
    

    This command gets version 3.6.0.0 of the module named xPSDesiredStateConfiguration, and then uses the pipeline operator to pass it to the Uninstall-Module cmdlet, which uninstalls it.

Additional Notes
 
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