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Silent install with Powershell.

10/30/2017 8696 views
Hi,

I'm trying to make a silent install of a AMD driver with Powershell, but for some reason, I always get the AMD installation screen.
My arguments seem to be all right because I do not have to click anywhere and the installation completes by itself.
Is there any way to install it without any windows poping up? I can install 7zip silently the same way without any problem.

I am using the following Powershell code:
Set-ExecutionPolicy Unrestricted
$Logpath = 'C:\powershell.log'

function Install_app

{

$exe_to_execute = 'C:\Setup.exe'
$argument  = '/unattended_install:"..\Packages\Drivers\Display\W76A_INF;..\Packages\Drivers\amdkmpfd\W764a;..\Packages\Apps\ACP64;..\Packages\Apps\AppEx;..\Packages\Apps\CCC2;..\Packages\Apps\CIM;..\Packages\Apps\VC12RTx64\" /autoaccept_all /force_hide_first_run /force_close_when_done /on_reboot_message:no'

$process = Start-Process  -FilePath $exe_to_execute  -ArgumentList $argument  -Wait -PassThru -NoNewWindow 

# Loop until process exits
do {start-sleep -Milliseconds 500}
until ($process.HasExited)
# Log results
$(Get-Date).ToString() + "  Exit code " + $process.ExitCode |  Out-File $Logpath -Append 

}


Install_app

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You didn't say what version of Windows you are using.  I ran into this recently with a driver install in Windows 7 for another product.  How is the driver signed?  If using a SHA256 or higher certificate, you will need to install a couple of hotfixes prior to installing your driver:


This one removes the Untrusted Publisher dialog box you may be seeing:

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/2921916/the-untrusted-publisher-dialog-box-appears-when-you-install-a-driver-I


This one adds support for SHA-2 Code Signing Support for Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2:

https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/3033929

Answered 11/06/2017 by: kalucas
Senior Yellow Belt

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Hi, in fact my script is working fine. It has to be run with the system account otherwise you get interactive windows.
It was for windows 7 64 bits.

Answered 11/06/2017 by: Portafreak
White Belt

 
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