Silent Installer Help
Posted 13 May 2009 - 04:52 PM
Im running a Compaq SR1923WM with a 120GB Sata HDD,
Windows XP MCE SP3, I have ALL .Net frameworks download.
ResHack, 7z457, 7Zip, 7Zip SFX Maker,
CMenu, Orca, SendToA3x, UniExtract, Drag and Drop on me batch Creator
Can anyone describe exactly what I need to do, with the above programs, and in which order, to make these 2 programs into silent installers:
AVG Free - Latest Build
And Tell me if im missing a program.
Thanks in advance
Posted 15 May 2009 - 01:30 AM
Did you watch the videos?
yes, and after following the video to the "T"
i get an error saying any and all files, are not valid 7z files. The silent installers seem to be missing one small piece, and im not sure what it may be.
When I am done, they just wont package up right. i have tried over 30 different exe files, most of them INNO Setup's, and used windows defender and actually did it while watching your video, step by step, and even that didnt work.
Posted 15 May 2009 - 05:02 PM
Make sure the config.txt is utf8 format
I double checked the config.txt and everything is fine on that end.
How ever, i have noticed that a few other programs are bugging out bad and not working either.
I will post the results of the scans im running. I think i may have a virus or malware causing me a few problems.
NO NEED TO PANIC! The computer i do all the work on has next to nothing on it, if i need to, ill nuke it, start from scratch.
Thanks for the patience and help. If i am succeful getting rid of the NASTIES, ill re download everything, and try again.
Posted 16 May 2009 - 06:46 PM
After reformating my PC, and redownloading everything, I have been able to make silent installers.
I have a new issue with my silent installers though.
1st- AVG and Adobe reader extract before they install. Do i need a special switch or are there special steps for programs that need to extract everything before they begin.
2nd - When i try to do a mergetasks switch or a tasks switch, to put desktop icon on desktop, it doesnt
Spyware Doctor 6, Installs fine, but i cant get switch to put desktop icon on, or switch for taking autoupdate off.
Finally- When i identify installers, i see where i can record installation. How could i use those INF Files it generates, to make an installer silent?
Thanks for all the help so far.
Posted 19 May 2009 - 09:58 PM
When i go to make these into silent installers, nothing works, since they have to unpack themselves.
Everything else is working perfect now. Any advice how to correct this?
Posted 20 May 2009 - 04:13 AM
start /wait NameOfInstaller.exe /switchesconfig.txt
Posted 20 May 2009 - 05:54 PM
Yea I have this problems also with some installers that extract and/or have a setup.exe, I sometimes use WinRAR instead or you can make a cmd or bat file to launch the installer
script.cmdstart /wait NameOfInstaller.exe /switchesconfig.txtRunProgram="hidcon:NameOfFile.cmd"
Thanks so much. Worked perfect.
Was wondering if you could tell me exact steps for incorporating these into XP MCE SP3.
I am familiar with how to run Nlite, just not sure how to get the .ini or .inf from the setup, to slipstream it into the OS. A friend of mine was able to put Malware Bytes onto the cd for me, but he is not available, and i have not been able to recreate the process.
Posted 03 June 2009 - 04:25 PM
Download another silent installer addon and simply look at how its done and edit it
I also answered this question here that should help you understand it a bit better
Ok, final questions.
1. I have a program that when installed autolaunches the registration app..
Can you give or point me in the direction of a cmd or bat file that will auto input my registration code, so i dont have to. I want to nlite the whole thing. but nlite crashes when it gets to the part of installing software.
2. how would i make a silent installer copy a file from one directory, to a new directory?
Posted 03 June 2009 - 05:24 PM
;!@Install@!UTF-8! RunProgram="Installer.exe /switches" RunProgram="hidcon:taskkill /f /im nameofprocess.exe" RunProgram="hidcon:reg add \"hklm\\bla\bla\" /v bla /t bla /d bla /f" GUIMode="2" ;!@InstallEnd@!
to make the installer copy a file use copy or xcopy in a RunProgram (xcopy is best)
;!@Install@!UTF-8! RunProgram="Installer.exe /switches" RunProgram="hidcon:xcopy \"path\\fileorfolder\" /switches \"path\\fileorfolder\"" GUIMode="2" ;!@InstallEnd@!
Use xcopy\reg add /? to get more help
Posted 23 September 2009 - 11:53 AM
Posted 04 October 2009 - 10:24 PM
Yes, extract the Nokia_Ovi_Suite_webinstaller.exe with 7-Zip or WinRAR. Then run "NokiaInstaller.exe /q" to install it silently.
Can anyone tell me what is the switch to install NOKIA OVI suite silently?
Posted 22 November 2009 - 06:40 AM
PLEASE WOULD ANYBODY BUILD A SILENT INSTALLER ADDON OF SESAM MEDIACENTRE
I TRIED TO USE USSF BUT IT DOES NOT PROVIDE ANY SILENT SWITCHES
Edited by nos432, 22 November 2009 - 06:41 AM.
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