What is Dead File Microsoft Teams Detection Method

Dead Files Microsoft Teams

What is Dead File Microsoft Teams? Are you looking for a script logic to confirm the uninstallation of Microsoft Teams? Is this a funny fact 🀣🀣😎 You can check for the existence of a file named β€œ.dead”. You can find this “.DEAD” file in the AppData folder of the user profile.

Introduction

You can refer to the following blog posts to understand the installation option of Microsoft Teams MSI! .However, in this post, we will see more about the DEAD file? What does this DEAD file mean? Why the DEAD file is empty? Does the presence of a “.DEAD” file in the application folder means the Teams application is uninstalled from the Windows 10 device? YES! πŸ™‚

The .DEAD file can be used as one of the detection methods for the un-installation of Microsoft Teams. Can’t we use MSI product code as a detection method? Of course yes.

.Dead file is just an empty file πŸ˜‹πŸ˜‹

Before Uninstall

Before the uninstall of Microsoft Teams, you would be able to see all these folders for per-user installation.

Folder Location: C:\Users\anoop.MEMCM\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Teams

.Dead File Microsoft Teams
.Dead File Microsoft Teams

After Uninstall -.Dead File Microsoft Teams

After the uninstall of Microsoft Teams, you can see the following files in the MS Teams application.

Folder Location:- C:\Users\anoop.MEMCM\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Teams

.Dead File Microsoft Teams
.Dead File Microsoft Teams

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