Copy Handler Silent Install (How-To Guide)


Copy Handler is a small tool designed for copy and move operations between different storage media. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Copy Handler from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install Copy Handler Silently

Copy Handler Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://www.copyhandler.com/download
  2. Download the chsetup-x.xx.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: chsetup-x.xx.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
  6. Press Enter

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

Software Title:Copy Handler
Vendor:Józef Starosczyk
Architecture:x86_x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:chsetup-x.xx.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch:"%ProgramFiles%\Copy Handler\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Download Link:https://www.copyhandler.com/download
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/copy-handler-install-and-uninstall-powershell/
Detection Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/create-a-custom-detection-script-for-copy-handler-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 Copy Handler Installation Log File

The Copy Handler 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.

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Copy Handler Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

chsetup-x.xx.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /LOG="%WINDIR%\Temp\CopyHandler-Install.log"

Change the Copy Handler Default Installation Directory

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

chsetup-x.xx.exe /DIR="C:\Copy Handler" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

Include the Copy Handler Desktop Shortcut During Install

The Copy Handler 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.

Copy Handler Silent Install (EXE) with Desktop Shortcut

chsetup-x.xx.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /MERGETASKS=desktopicon

Run Copy Handler at System Startup

chsetup-x.xx.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /MERGETASKS=startatboot

How to Uninstall Copy Handler Silently

Check out the following posts for a scripted solution:

Copy Handler Install and Uninstall (PowerShell)
Copy Handler Silent Uninstall (PowerShell)
  1. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  2. Enter the following command:

Copy Handler Silent Uninstall (EXE)

"%ProgramFiles%\Copy Handler\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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