When decommissioning a Small Business Server you need to remove the SBS client software from all computers. To remove this software by the masses you can follow the steps below

  1. Open a new notepad and copy and paste the following to silently remove the client software
    1. MsiExec.exe /X {E4FF4DF1-F99C-49AC-B398-BE0887432846} /qn
  2. Save the file as “SBS-Client.REM.bat”
  3. Create a new Group Policy Object and Link it to the top level domain.
  4. Edit the GPO and go to ComputerConfiguration,Windows Settings, Scripts, Startup
  5. Click show files and copy theĀ “SBS-Client.REM.bat” file created earlier then close the file explorer window that came up
  6. Now click on Add in the Startup Properties Screen and select theĀ “SBS-Client.REM.bat” then click OK twice
  7. Close the Group Policy Management Editor and the GPO should look like this
  8. SBS-Client-Removal-1
  9. Tell your users to reboot their computers and it should uninstall automatically.