Color Cop Silent Install (How-To Guide)


Color Cop is a multi-purpose color picker for web designers and programmers. It features an eyedropper, magnifier, variable magnification levels, 3 by 3 and 5 by 5 average sampling, snap to websafe, color history, and a complementary color palette. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Color Cop from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install Color Cop Silently

Color Cop Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: http://colorcop.net/download/
  2. Download the colorcop-setup.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: colorcop-setup.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
  6. Press Enter
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After a few moments you will find Color Cop entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:Color Cop
Vendor:Jay Prall
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:colorcop-setup.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch (32-bit System)"%ProgramFiles%\Color_Cop\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch (64-bit System)"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Color_Cop\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Download Link:http://colorcop.net/download/
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/color-cop-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 a Color Cop Installation Log File

The Color Cop 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.

Color Cop Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

colorcop-setup.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /LOG="%WINDIR%\Temp\ColorCop-Install.log"

Change the Color Cop Default Installation Directory

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

colorcop-setup.exe /DIR="C:\Color_Cop" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

Include the Color Cop Desktop Shortcut During Install

The Color Cop installer does not create a desktop shortcut by default. If you want the desktop shortcut, then you can run the following command line switches to include it.

Color Cop Silent Install (EXE) with Desktop Shortcut

colorcop-setup.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /MERGETASKS=desktopicon

How to Uninstall Color Cop Silently

Check out the Color Cop 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:

Color Cop Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 32-bit System

"%ProgramFiles%\Color_Cop\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

Color Cop Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 64-bit System

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Color_Cop\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.

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