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Removing from Windows

You have several alternative ways of removing the Tectia ConnectSecure installation from a Windows machine. Select one method and follow the instructions below:

Using Windows Control Panel tools

  1. From the Windows Start menu, open the Control Panel and click Programs and Features.

  2. Select Tectia ConnectSecure from the list of installed programs and click Uninstall.

  3. Click Yes to confirm.

  4. You have to restart the computer after uninstalling Tectia ConnectSecure. Click Yes to restart.

Using the Windows Installer

  1. Double-click the installation package ssh-tectia-connectsecure-<version>-windows-<platform>.msi, where:

    • <version> shows the Tectia Client/Server release version and build number, for example

    • <platform> shows the platform architecture: x86 for 32-bit and x86_64 for 64-bit Windows versions.

    On some Windows versions the .msi file type is not shown for the installer file.

  2. Select the Remove option and confirm.

    The wizard will uninstall Tectia ConnectSecure.

  3. You have to restart the computer after uninstalling Tectia ConnectSecure. Click Yes to restart.


The uninstallation procedure removes only the files that were created when installing the software. Any configuration files have to be removed manually.

Using the command line tools for silent uninstallation:

msiexec /q /x ssh-tectia-connectsecure-<version>-windows-<platform>.msi

In the command, <version> is the version of Tectia ConnectSecure to be removed (for example,, and <platform> shows the platform architecture (x86 for 32-bit and x86_64 for 64-bit Windows versions).


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