Autograph Silent Install (How-To Guide)

Autograph allows users to visualize mathematics in 2D and 3D at the click of a mouse. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Autograph from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install Autograph Silently

Autograph Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Download the Autograph Installer
  2. Download the file 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:
    • AutographSetup5.x.x.x.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
  6. Press Enter

After a few moments you should see the Autograph Desktop Shortcut appear. You will also find entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:Autograph
Vendor:La Salle Education
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:AutographSetup5.x.x.x.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch (32-bit System)"%ProgramFiles%\Autograph 5\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch (64-bit System)"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Autograph 5\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
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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

Create an Installation Log File

The Autograph installer offers the option to generate a log file during installation to assist with troubleshooting should any problems arise. You can use the following commands to create a verbose log file with details about the installation.

Autograph Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

AutographSetup5.x.x.x.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /LOG="%WINDIR%\Temp\Autograph-Install.log"

Change Default Installation Directory

You can also change the default installation directory by using the following command line parameters. In this example, I’m installing Autograph to “C:\Autograph”

AutographSetup5.x.x.x.exe /DIR="C:\Autograph" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

Exclude Desktop Shortcut During Install

The Autograph installer creates desktop shortcuts by default. If you do not want the desktop shortcuts, then you can run the following command line switches to exclude them.

AutographSetup5.x.x.x.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /MERGETASKS=!desktopicon

How to Uninstall Autograph Silently

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

Autograph 5 Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 32-bit System

"%ProgramFiles%\Autograph 5\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

Autograph 5 Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 64-bit System

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Autograph 5\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

Autograph 4 Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 32-bit System

"%ProgramFiles%\Autograph 4\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

Autograph 4 Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 64-bit System

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Autograph 4\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

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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