Angry IP Scanner Silent Install (How-To Guide)


Angry IP Scanner (or simply ipscan) is an open-source and cross-platform network scanner designed to be fast and simple to use. It scans IP addresses and ports as well as has many other features. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Angry IP Scanner from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install Angry IP Scanner Silently

Angry IP Scanner Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://github.com/angryip/ipscan/releases/latest
  2. Download the ipscan-x.y.z-setup.exe to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  3. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  4. Navigate to the C:\Downloads folder
  5. Enter the following command: ipscan-x.y.z-setup.exe /S
  6. Press Enter
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After a few moments you will also find Angry IP Scanner entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:Angry IP Scanner
Vendor:Angry IP Scanner
Architecture:x86_x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:ipscan-x.y.z-setup.exe /S
Silent Uninstall Switch:"%ProgramFiles%\Angry IP Scanner\uninstall.exe" /S
Download Link:https://github.com/angryip/ipscan/releases/latest
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/angry-ip-scanner-install-and-uninstall-powershell/

The information above provides a quick overview of the software title, vendor, silent install, and silent uninstall switches. The download link provided take you directly to the vendors website. Continue reading if you are interested in additional details and configurations.


Additional Configurations

Disable Angry IP Scanner First Run

  • Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  • Enter the following command:
REG ADD "HKCU\Software\JavaSoft\Prefs\ipscan" /v "first/Run" /t REG_SZ /d "false" /f

Disable Check for New Versions of Angry IP Scanner

  • Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  • Enter the following command:
REG ADD "HKCU\Software\JavaSoft\Prefs\ipscan" /v "version/Check/Enabled" /t REG_SZ /d "false" /f

Disable Sending Anonymous Error Reports

  • Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  • Enter the following command:
REG ADD "HKCU\Software\JavaSoft\Prefs\ipscan" /v "allow/Reports" /t REG_SZ /d "false" /f

How to Uninstall Angry IP Scanner Silently

Check out the Angry IP Scanner Install and Uninstall (PowerShell) post for a scripted solution.

  1. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  2. Enter the following command:

Angry IP Scanner Silent Uninstall (EXE)

"%ProgramFiles%\Angry IP Scanner\uninstall.exe" /S

Always make sure to test everything in a development environment prior to implementing anything into production. The information in this article is provided “As Is” without warranty of any kind.

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