How Am I Supposed to Uninstall a Program in Safe Mode if the Windows Installer Service Isn’t Running?!?

So, a client's server is giving me agita -- bluescreening without useful error codes and all that -- and I need to uninstall some programs.

We boot into safe mode and we get some things (based on the Nullsoft installer) uninstalled, but when it comes to uninstalling things that rely on the Windows Installer service, we're told we're out of luck since the Installer Service can't run in safe mode.

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