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muijsenbergq

java + .NET +adobe installer completely silent

Post by muijsenbergq » Thu Aug 25, 2005 6:46 am

Hello,

How can i make java/.NET/adobe switchless installers completely silent?

I know how to make the 7zip extract silent but i what do i put in the config.txt files?
can i just use the /qn switches for them or do i have to put extra stuff like 'supress reboot' in them?

what must the exact config.txt lines be for these programs?

thanks!

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Post by RyanVM » Thu Aug 25, 2005 7:29 am

just change the /qb! that I use to /qn. Here are the config.txt files I use for my installers:
Adobe Reader wrote:;!@Install@!UTF-8!
RunProgram="StartX.exe /WAIT "msiexec /i acroread7.msi /qb-!""
;!@InstallEnd@!
.NET Framework 1.1 wrote:;!@Install@!UTF-8!
RunProgram="StartX.exe /WAIT "msiexec /i netfx.msi /qb-!""
;!@InstallEnd@!
Java Runtime Environment wrote:;!@Install@!UTF-8!
RunProgram="StartX.exe /WAIT "msiexec /i jre504.msi /qb-! CUSTOM=1 ADDLOCAL=ALL IEXPLORER=1 JAVAUPDATE=0 REBOOT=Suppress""
;!@InstallEnd@!

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Post by Vid0 » Thu Aug 25, 2005 7:56 am

Or when using 2.5kb msistub.exe instead of bulky 164kb StartX.exe:
Adobe Reader wrote:;!@Install@!UTF-8!
RunProgram="msistub acroread7.msi /qb-!"
;!@InstallEnd@!
.NET Framework 1.1 wrote:;!@Install@!UTF-8!
RunProgram="msistub netfx.msi /qb-!"
;!@InstallEnd@!
Java Runtime Environment wrote:;!@Install@!UTF-8!
RunProgram="msistub jre504.msi /qb-! CUSTOM=1 ADDLOCAL=ALL IEXPLORER=1 JAVAUPDATE=0 REBOOT=Suppress"
;!@InstallEnd@!

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Post by RyanVM » Thu Aug 25, 2005 10:23 am

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Post by PsiMoon314 » Wed Aug 31, 2005 4:08 pm

Hi All,

Out of interest, how difficult would it be to modify the switchless installers to copy their relevent .MSI or other installable files to their installation folders?

The reason I ask is that on occations you may need say the .MSI installer for Acrobat Reader to do a repair installation.

I know that this can be done manually but everthing done automatically is one less thing to do on a fresh install :)

BTW I tend to copy the .MSI installers for applications such as MS Office off of the CD to the Hard Disk somewhere. It saves having to locate the CD when updating Office or installing updates.

Kind Regards

Simon

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