ChamSys MagicQ Silent Install (How-To Guide)


ChamSys MagicQ offers powerful lighting control on up to 256 universes with full lighting visualisation, pixel mapping, and HD media playback on up to 8 different layers. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of ChamSys MagicQ from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install ChamSys MagicQ Silently

ChamSys MagicQ Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Login to ChamSys Website:
  2. Navigate to: https://chamsyslighting.com/pages/magicq-downloads
  3. Select the Windows radio button & Click Download
  4. Download & Copy the magicq_windows_v_x_y_z.exe to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  5. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  6. Navigate to the C:\Downloads folder
  7. Enter the following command: magicq_windows_v_x_y_z.exe /S
  8. Press Enter

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

Software Title:ChamSys MagicQ
Vendor:ChamSys Limited
Architecture:x86_x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:magicq_windows_v_x_y_z.exe /S
Silent Uninstall Switch (32-bit System)"%ProgramFiles%\ChamSys Ltd\MagicQ PC\Uninstall.exe" /S
Silent Uninstall Switch (64-bit System)"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\ChamSys Ltd\MagicQ PC\Uninstall.exe" /S
Download Link:https://chamsyslighting.com/pages/magicq-downloads
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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 ChamSys MagicQ to “C:\MagicQ”

magicq_windows_v_x_y_z.exe /S /D=C:\MagicQ

How to Uninstall ChamSys MagicQ 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:

ChamSys MagicQ Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 32-bit System

"%ProgramFiles%\ChamSys Ltd\MagicQ PC\Uninstall.exe" /S

ChamSys MagicQ Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 64-bit System

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\ChamSys Ltd\MagicQ PC\Uninstall.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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