Bulk Rename Utility Silent Install (How-To Guide)

The Bulk Rename Utility allows you to easily rename files and entire folders based upon extremely flexible criteria. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of the Bulk Rename Utility from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install the Bulk Rename Utility Silently

Bulk Rename Utility Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://www.bulkrenameutility.co.uk/Download.php
  2. Download the BRU_setup_w.x.y.z.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: BRU_setup_w.x.y.z.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
  6. Press Enter

After a few moments you will find Bulk Rename Utility entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:Bulk Rename Utility
Vendor:TGRMN Software
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:BRU_setup_w.x.y.z.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch:"%ProgramFiles%\Bulk Rename Utility\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Download Link:https://www.bulkrenameutility.co.uk/Download.php
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/bulk-rename-utility-install-and-uninstall-powershell/
Detection Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/create-a-custom-detection-script-for-bulk-rename-utility-powershell/

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

Create a Bulk Rename Utility Installation Log File

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

Bulk Rename Utility Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

BRU_setup_w.x.y.z.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /LOG="%WINDIR%\Temp\BulkRenameUtility-Install.log"

Change the Bulk Rename Utility Default Installation Directory

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

BRU_setup_w.x.y.z.exe /DIR="C:\Bulk Rename Utility" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

Exclude Bulk Rename Utility Windows Explorer Extension

BRU_setup_w.x.y.z.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /MERGETASKS=!shellext

Exclude Bulk Rename Utility Samples

BRU_setup_w.x.y.z.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /MERGETASKS=!samples

How to Uninstall the Bulk Rename Utility Silently

Check out the following posts for a scripted solution:

Bulk Rename Utility Install and Uninstall (PowerShell)
Bulk Rename Utility Silent Uninstall (PowerShell)
  1. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  2. Enter the following command:

Bulk Rename Utility Silent Uninstall (EXE)

"%ProgramFiles%\Bulk Rename Utility\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.

Jason Bergner

I am an accomplished Software Engineer at Patch My PC, leveraging more than 18 years of hands-on experience in Configuration Manager administration and application packaging. I am driven by a genuine passion for solving complex problems and consistently strive to discover innovative and effective solutions. Sharing my extensive knowledge of application deployments is a true joy for me, and I am honored to contribute to the community here at Silent Install HQ.

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