I have an application that was installed Via Installshield. The following UninstallString is in the Registry.

RunDll32 C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\engine\6\INTEL3~1\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{171F35E5-D5DA-4087-AA82-A97C03032045}\setup.exe" -l0x9

There is "No" silent switch for this that I can find. Is there a universal silent switch for InstallShield apps?

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Hi There mqh7

Theres a fair bit of information about this scattered all over the internet, and in particular, in community.installshield.cmo - This is almost directly lifted from a post there:

Try creating the response file by changing -l0x9 -l0009 UNINSTALL to -l0x9 -r in the registry key and then running the unistall from add\remove programs. This will create the setup.iss in the system directory. If that doesn't work try -l0x9 -l0009 -r.

If the response file is created, then reinstall, put the response file in the C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{171F35E5-D5DA-4087-AA82-A97C03032045} folder and run C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{171F35E5-D5DA-4087-AA82-A97C03032045}\setup.exe -s

Hope that helps.


Answered 03/15/2005 by: plangton
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Paul, thanks, that is a cool idea. I will give it a try.

Answered 03/18/2005 by: mqh7
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Hello..I just saw your post? Were you able to do a silent uninstall for this app? Thanks.
Answered 08/08/2005 by: yetimax
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