CodeMeter Runtime Silent Install (How-To Guide)


CodeMeter Runtime monitors the applications which are started and automatically assigns licenses to them in the event that any application crashes or the assignment of the license was forgotten by the developer. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of CodeMeter Runtime from the command line using both the EXE & MSI installers.

How to Install CodeMeter Runtime Silently

CodeMeter Runtime Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://www.wibu.com/us/support/user/downloads-user-software.html
  2. Click Download under CodeMeter User Runtime for Windows
  3. Download the CodeMeterRuntime.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: CodeMeterRuntime.exe /i /ComponentArgs "*":"/qn /norestart"
  7. Press Enter
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After a few moments you will find CodeMeter Runtime entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:CodeMeter Runtime Kit
Vendor:WIBU-SYSTEMS AG
Architecture:x86_x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:CodeMeterRuntime.exe /i /ComponentArgs "*":"/qn /norestart"
Silent Uninstall Switch:CodeMeterRuntime.exe /x /ComponentArgs "*":"/qn /norestart"
Download Link:https://www.wibu.com/us/support/user/downloads-user-software.html
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/codemeter-runtime-install-and-uninstall-powershell/

CodeMeter Runtime 32-bit Silent Install (MSI)

  1. Navigate to: https://www.wibu.com/us/support/user/downloads-user-software.html
  2. Click Download under CodeMeter User Runtime for Windows
  3. Download the CodeMeterRuntime.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 to extract the MSI: CodeMeterRuntime.exe /ExtractCAB
  7. Press Enter
  8. Navigate to the C:\Downloads\SupportFiles folder
  9. Enter the following command: MsiExec.exe /i CodeMeterRuntime32.msi /qn /norestart
  10. Press Enter

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

Software Title:CodeMeter Runtime Kit
Vendor:WIBU-SYSTEMS AG
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:MSI
Silent Install Switch:MsiExec.exe /i CodeMeterRuntime32.msi /qn /norestart
Silent Uninstall Switch:MsiExec.exe /x CodeMeterRuntime32.msi /qn /norestart
Repair Command:MsiExec.exe /fa CodeMeterRuntime32.msi /qn /norestart
Download Link:https://www.wibu.com/us/support/user/downloads-user-software.html
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/codemeter-runtime-install-and-uninstall-powershell/

CodeMeter Runtime 64-bit Silent Install (MSI)

  1. Navigate to: https://www.wibu.com/us/support/user/downloads-user-software.html
  2. Click Download under CodeMeter User Runtime for Windows
  3. Download the CodeMeterRuntime.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 to extract the MSI: CodeMeterRuntime.exe /ExtractCAB
  7. Press Enter
  8. Navigate to the C:\Downloads\SupportFiles folder
  9. Enter the following command: MsiExec.exe /i CodeMeterRuntime64.msi /qn /norestart
  10. Press Enter

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

Software Title:CodeMeter Runtime Kit
Vendor:WIBU-SYSTEMS AG
Architecture:x64
Installer Type:MSI
Silent Install Switch:MsiExec.exe /i CodeMeterRuntime64.msi /qn /norestart
Silent Uninstall Switch:MsiExec.exe /x CodeMeterRuntime64.msi /qn /norestart
Repair Command:MsiExec.exe /fa CodeMeterRuntime64.msi /qn /norestart
Download Link:https://www.wibu.com/us/support/user/downloads-user-software.html
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/codemeter-runtime-install-and-uninstall-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 an Installation Log File

The CodeMeter Runtime installers offer the option to generate a log file during installation to assist with troubleshooting should any problems arise. You can use the following commands to create a verbose log file with details about the installation.

CodeMeter Runtime (EXE) Silent Install with Logging

CodeMeterRuntime.exe /i /ComponentArgs "":"/qn /norestart /l*v ""%WINDIR%\Temp\CodeMeter-Install.log""

CodeMeter Runtime 32-bit (MSI) Silent Install with Logging

MsiExec.exe /i CodeMeterRuntime32.msi /qn /norestart /L*v "%WINDIR%\Temp\CodeMeter32-Install.log"

CodeMeter Runtime 64-bit (MSI) Silent Install with Logging

MsiExec.exe /i CodeMeterRuntime64.msi /qn /norestart /L*v "%WINDIR%\Temp\CodeMeter64-Install.log"

How to Uninstall CodeMeter Runtime Silently

Check out the CodeMeter Runtime Install and Uninstall (PowerShell) post for a scripted solution.

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

CodeMeter Runtime (EXE) Silent Uninstall

CodeMeterRuntime.exe /x /ComponentArgs "*":"/qn /norestart"

CodeMeter Runtime 32-bit (MSI) Silent Uninstall

MsiExec.exe /x CodeMeterRuntime32.msi /qn /norestart

CodeMeter Runtime 64-bit (MSI) Silent Uninstall

MsiExec.exe /x CodeMeterRuntime64.msi /qn /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.

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