/build/static/layout/Breadcrumb_cap_w.png

How to install photoshop elements 10 silently as a trial mode without inserting the serial number?

How to install photoshop elements 10 silently as a trial mode without inserting the serial number?


0 Comments   [ + ] Show comments

Answers (2)

Posted by: robtk 10 years ago
Senior Purple Belt
1

I just finished packaging this so you're in luck. A simple vbScript will do the trick.

'==========================================================================
' NAME: Install.vbs
' AUTHOR: robtk
' DATE  : 5/23/2012
' COMMENT: Installs Adobe Photoshop Elements 10 silently & without a serial #
' NOTE: Edit Setup.ini and change the following two properties
' DISABLEEMSFEATURES=1
' DISABLEOLSFEATURES=1
' This script must be in same folder as all the installation files.
'==========================================================================
On Error Resume Next
Dim oShell, path, rc, strValue, objFSO, command, aup, strFolder, strFilename
Const ForWriting = 2
Set oShell = CreateObject("WScript.Shell")
Set objFSO = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
strFilename = "Elements.ini"
aup = oShell.ExpandEnvironmentStrings("%ALLUSERSPROFILE%") ' Make the path of this script the current directory
path = Left(WScript.ScriptFullName, InstrRev(WScript.ScriptFullName, "\"))
oShell.CurrentDirectory = path ' Install Adobe Photoshop Elements 10
guid = "{EE549AF9-8FAA-4584-83B2-ECF1BC9DC1FF}"
strValue=oShell.RegRead("HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\" & guid & "\UninstallString")
rc = InStr(strValue, guid)
If rc = 0 Then
 command = " start /wait setup.exe /UL1033 /V" & chr(34) & "ALLUSERS=1" & Chr(34)
 oShell.Run "cmd.exe /C" & command,,True
 Call createINI
End If ' This INI file will suppress a prompt to choose which country the user lives in on first launch.
Sub createINI
strFolder = aup & "\Application Data\Adobe\Elements Organizer\10.0"
Set f = objFSO.OpenTextFile(strFolder & "\" & strFilename, ForWriting, True)
f.WriteLine("[PSEInformation]")
f.WriteLine("Country=244")
f.WriteLine("LauncherLaunchCount=1")
f.Close
Set f = Nothing
End Sub Set objFSO = Nothing
Set oShell = Nothing
WScript.Quit(0)

Comments:
  • Thanks a lot robtk.... it worked... :) - praveenk 10 years ago
  • hi robtk,
    can you pls provide me silent uninstall string for this as well.. - praveenk 10 years ago
  • Thanks for this! Worked a treat! - GadgetGeek 10 years ago
Posted by: ms01ak 10 years ago
10th Degree Black Belt
1

I think you need to look at amee (Adobe Application Manager Enterprise Edition)

 

http://www.adobe.com/devnet/creativesuite/enterprisedeployment.html

Don't be a Stranger!

Sign up today to participate, stay informed, earn points and establish a reputation for yourself!

Sign up! or login

Share

 
This website uses cookies. By continuing to use this site and/or clicking the "Accept" button you are providing consent Quest Software and its affiliates do NOT sell the Personal Data you provide to us either when you register on our websites or when you do business with us. For more information about our Privacy Policy and our data protection efforts, please visit GDPR-HQ