Boost Note Silent Install (How-To Guide)


Boost Note is an open source markdown editor for developers. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Boost Note from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install Boost Note Silently

Boost Note Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://boostnote.io/#download
  2. Select the Windows (NSIS x64/i32) Download
  3. Download the boost-note-win.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: boost-note-win.exe /S /D="%ProgramFiles%\Boost Note"
  7. Press Enter
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After a few moments you should see the Boost Note Desktop Shortcut appear. You will also find entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:Boost Note
Vendor:Junyoung Choi
Architecture:x86_x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:boost-note-win.exe /S /D="%ProgramFiles%\Boost Note"
Silent Uninstall Switch (ProgramFiles)"%ProgramFiles%\Boost Note\Uninstall Boost Note.exe" /S
Silent Uninstall Switch (UserProfile)"%LocalAppData%\Programs\boostnote.next\Uninstall Boost Note.exe" /S
Download Link:https://boostnote.io/#download

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. Continue reading if you are interested in additional details and configurations.


Additional Configurations

Change Installation Directory

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

boost-note-win.exe /S /D="C:\Boost Note"

How to Uninstall Boost Note 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:

Boost Note Silent Uninstall (EXE) – Program Files

"%ProgramFiles%\Boost Note\Uninstall Boost Note.exe" /S

Boost Note Silent Uninstall (EXE) – User Profile

"%LocalAppData%\Programs\boostnote.next\Uninstall Boost Note.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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