Core Temp Silent Install (How-To Guide)


Core Temp is a program to monitor processor temperature and other vital information. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Core Temp from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install Core Temp Silently

Core Temp Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://www.alcpu.com/CoreTemp/Core-Temp-setup.exe
  2. Download the Core-Temp-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:
    • Core-Temp-setup.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /MERGETASKS=!goodgamesempire
  6. Press Enter
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After a few moments you should see the Core Temp Desktop Shortcut appear. You will also find entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:Core Temp
Vendor:ALCPU
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:Core-Temp-setup.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /MERGETASKS=!goodgamesempire
Silent Uninstall Switch:See PowerShell Script Below
Download Link:https://www.alcpu.com/CoreTemp/Core-Temp-setup.exe
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/core-temp-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 Core Temp Installation Log File

The Core Temp 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.

Core Temp Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

Core-Temp-setup.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /MERGETASKS=!goodgamesempire /LOG="%WINDIR%\Temp\CoreTemp-Install.log"

Change the Core Temp Default Installation Directory

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

Core-Temp-setup.exe /DIR="C:\Core Temp" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /MERGETASKS=!goodgamesempire

Exclude the Core Temp Desktop Shortcut During Install

The Core Temp installer creates a desktop shortcut by default. If you do not want the desktop shortcut, then you can run the following command line switches to exclude it.

Core Temp Silent Install (EXE) with No Desktop Shortcut

Core-Temp-setup.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /MERGETASKS=!goodgamesempire,!desktopicon

Include Core Temp Addons Desktop Shortcut

Core Temp Silent Install (EXE) with Core Temp Addons Shortcut

Core-Temp-setup.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /MERGETASKS=!goodgamesempire,coretempgadget

Exclude Additional Language Packs

Core Temp Silent Install (EXE) Excluding Additional Language Packs

Core-Temp-setup.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /MERGETASKS=!goodgamesempire,!languagepacks

Include the Core Temp Remote Server Plugin (Remote Monitoring)

Core Temp Silent Install (EXE) Including Remote Server Plugin

Core-Temp-setup.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /MERGETASKS=!goodgamesempire,remoteserver

How to Uninstall Core Temp Silently

Check out the Core Temp Install and Uninstall (PowerShell) post for a scripted solution.

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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