CloneDVD Silent Install (How-To Guide)


CloneDVD is a proprietary DVD cloning software that can be used to make backup copies of any DVD movie not copy-protected. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of CloneDVD from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install CloneDVD Silently

CloneDVD Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Download the CloneDVD Installer
  2. Download the file 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:
    • SetupCloneDVD2XXX.exe /S
  6. Press Enter

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

Software Title:CloneDVD
Vendor:Elaborate Bytes
Version:2.x
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:SetupCloneDVD2XXX.exe /S
Silent Uninstall Switch (32-bit System)"%ProgramFiles%\Elaborate Bytes\CloneDVD2\CloneDVD2-uninst.exe" /S
Silent Uninstall Switch (64-bit System)"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Elaborate Bytes\CloneDVD2\CloneDVD2-uninst.exe" /S
Download Link:https://www.elby.ch/download/SetupCloneDVD.exe

The information above provides a quick overview of the software title, vendor, silent install, and silent uninstall switches. The download link 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 CloneDVD to “C:\CloneDVD”

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SetupCloneDVD2XXX.exe /S /D="C:\CloneDVD"

How to Uninstall CloneDVD 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:

CloneDVD2 Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 32-bit System

"%ProgramFiles%\Elaborate Bytes\CloneDVD2\CloneDVD2-uninst.exe" /S

CloneDVD2 Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 64-bit System

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Elaborate Bytes\CloneDVD2\CloneDVD2-uninst.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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