FIX: Cannot uninstall service packs for SQL Server 2014 after a cumulative update is installed

Assume that you have installed a cumulative update on an instance of Microsoft SQL Server 2014 that has a service pack installed. When you uninstall the cumulative update and the service pack, none of them are uninstalled correctly. But you don't receive any error messages about this.
The issue was first fixed in the following cumulative update of SQL Server: Recommendation: Install the latest cumulative update for SQL Server
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Article ID: 3189033 - Last Review: 10/18/2016 03:10:00 - Revision: 1.0

Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Developer, Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Enterprise, Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Express, Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Service Pack 1, Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Standard, Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Web

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