Caprine Silent Install (How-To Guide)


Caprine is an unofficial and privacy-focused Facebook Messenger app with many useful features. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Caprine from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install Caprine Silently

Caprine Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://github.com/sindresorhus/caprine/releases/latest
  2. Download the Caprine-Setup-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: Caprine-Setup-x.y.z.exe /S
  6. Press Enter

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

Software Title:Caprine
Vendor:Sindre Sorhus
Architecture:x86_x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:Caprine-Setup-x.y.z.exe /S
Silent Uninstall Switch:"%LocalAppData%\Programs\caprine\Uninstall Caprine.exe" /S
Download Link:https://github.com/sindresorhus/caprine/releases/latest
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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 Default Installation Directory

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

Caprine-Setup-x.y.z.exe /S /D="C:\Program Files\Caprine"

How to Uninstall Caprine Silently

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

Caprine Silent Uninstall (EXE)

"%LocalAppData%\Programs\caprine\Uninstall Caprine.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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