Balabolka Silent Install (How-To Guide)

Balabolka is screen reading software that uses the computer’s existing voice, however it is possible to buy and download other voices from the Internet, should this be preferred. It can import a wide range of text-based files; read them aloud; highlight words as they are read, and convert text to speech. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Balabolka from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install Balabolka Silently

Balabolka Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to:
  2. Extract the setup.exe from the file using 7-Zip
  3. Copy the setup.exe to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  4. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  5. Navigate to the C:\Downloads folder
  6. Enter the following command: setup.exe -silent
  7. Press Enter

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

Software Title:Balabolka
Vendor:Ilya Morozov
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:setup.exe -silent
Silent Uninstall Switch (32-bit System)"%ProgramFiles%\Balabolka\uninstall.exe" -silent
Silent Uninstall Switch (64-bit System)"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Balabolka\uninstall.exe" -silent
Download Link:

The information above provides a quick overview of the software title, vendor, silent install, and silent uninstall switches. The download links provided take you directly to the vendors website.

How to Uninstall Balabolka 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:

Balabolka Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 32-bit System

"%ProgramFiles%\Balabolka\uninstall.exe" -silent

Balabolka Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 64-bit System

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Balabolka\uninstall.exe" -silent

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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