After version 220.127.116.11 of the Lenovo Patch Utility program is upgraded on the 64-bit Microsoft Windows Vista operating system with Windows Installer 4.0 installed, the Lenovo Patch Utility 18.104.22.168 item still remains in the Programs and Features list.
When the user manually uninstalls Lenovo Patch Utility 22.214.171.124, a dialogue box is displayed showing that the removal operation fails. The issue will not occur if Windows Installer 4.5 or a later version is installed.
The above symptom is associated with but not limited to the following systems:
This issue can be resolved by upgrading Windows Installer to version 4.5 or later. A new feature provided by Windows Installer 4.5, or a later version, is used by Lenovo Patch Utility 126.96.36.199, and later versions, to uninstall Lenovo Patch Utility 188.8.131.52.