Most software producert supply us with the option to make a deployment instead of a wizzard. I know that it is possible to distribute silent and without a forced shutdown with k1000. But do not know how to setup this kind of distribution yet. Can anyone describe shortly how it is done? 

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It depends entirely on what you are trying to deploy. Some applications simply do not allow for completely silent installations, but most do.

Usually, for MSI files, the switch /QN will create a silent install (so your install command would look like this: msiexec /I /QN yourinstallername.msi). For many exe installs, a /q, /S or /s will allow for silent install. It's all quite variable and depends on how the application was packaged in the first place.


Here's a nice guide I've had bookmarked that goes over some of the popular switches for the various installer types: http://unattended.sourceforge.net/installers.php

Answered 04/14/2014 by: Asevera
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