CryptSync Silent Install (How-To Guide)


CryptSync is a small utility that synchronizes two folders while encrypting the contents in one folder. That means one of the two folders has all files unencrypted (the files you work with) and the other folder has all the files encrypted. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of CryptSync from the command line using the MSI installer.

How to Install CryptSync Silently

CryptSync 32-bit Silent Install (MSI)

  1. Navigate to: https://github.com/stefankueng/CryptSync/releases/latest
  2. Download the CryptSync-x.y.z.msi 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: MsiExec.exe /i CryptSync-x.y.z.msi ALLUSERS=1 /qn
  6. Press Enter

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

Software Title:CryptSync
Vendor:Stefans Tools
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:MSI
Silent Install Switch:MsiExec.exe /i CryptSync-x.y.z.msi ALLUSERS=1 /qn
Silent Uninstall Switch:MsiExec.exe /x CryptSync-x.y.z.msi /qn
Repair Command:MsiExec.exe /fa CryptSync-x.y.z.msi /qn
Download Link:https://github.com/stefankueng/CryptSync/releases/latest
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/cryptsync-install-and-uninstall-powershell/

CryptSync 64-bit Silent Install (MSI)

  1. Navigate to: https://github.com/stefankueng/CryptSync/releases/latest
  2. Download the CryptSync64-x.y.z.msi 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: MsiExec.exe /i CryptSync64-x.y.z.msi ALLUSERS=1 /qn
  6. Press Enter

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

Software Title:CryptSync
Vendor:Stefans Tools
Architecture:x64
Installer Type:MSI
Silent Install Switch:MsiExec.exe /i CryptSync64-x.y.z.msi ALLUSERS=1 /qn
Silent Uninstall Switch:MsiExec.exe /x CryptSync64-x.y.z.msi /qn
Repair Command:MsiExec.exe /fa CryptSync64-x.y.z.msi /qn
Download Link:https://github.com/stefankueng/CryptSync/releases/latest
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/cryptsync-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 CryptSync installer offers 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.

A Folder/Drive Encryption & Hid...
A Folder/Drive Encryption & Hiding Software

CryptSync 32-bit Silent Install with Logging (MSI)

MsiExec.exe /i CryptSync-x.y.z.msi ALLUSERS=1 /qn /L*v "%WINDIR%\Temp\CryptSync32-Install.log"

CryptSync 64-bit Silent Install with Logging (MSI)

MsiExec.exe /i CryptSync64-x.y.z.msi ALLUSERS=1 /qn /L*v "%WINDIR%\Temp\CryptSync64-Install.log"

How to Uninstall CryptSync Silently

Check out the CryptSync 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:
VersionCryptSync Silent Uninstall String
1.4.3 (32-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {4FD37F11-D9CE-43D5-9651-F2D1E2B17AEE} /qn
1.4.3 (64-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {E6B09CE6-6E46-4B36-9AFA-8C81BA62BDFE} /qn
1.4.2 (32-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {EA0D481A-596B-4CE7-8710-ABC34B832951} /qn
1.4.2 (64-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {41001285-AF23-4980-9C0F-8670393BB3D3} /qn
1.4.1 (32-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {4CEAB160-2B3B-4C67-9EC9-BEEAB702D43F} /qn
1.4.1 (64-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {2FD49E04-96F5-492B-A20F-AEE703C5239C} /qn
1.4.0 (32-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {0E204E2C-FE22-4B5F-82F3-A041A3AD08EF} /qn
1.4.0 (64-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {78EAA059-D02B-458E-8A7D-B3E91E109043} /qn
1.3.5 (32-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {3BF0F70F-5D7E-403E-9928-C9BEA7BF3C38} /qn
1.3.5 (64-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {B6D1227C-8D7B-456D-904E-F03244D8ED63} /qn
1.3.4 (32-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {1F6DD40D-F9C1-4C2A-AD08-9E27E48149F4} /qn
1.3.4 (64-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {142197F4-91C5-4036-AEDC-FF7F9FF31E57} /qn
1.3.3 (32-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {AA8FDEB8-A352-4FD3-8356-52F2F47D740D} /qn
1.3.3 (64-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {18A33F0E-05FC-4E2B-82A3-DA4AEE5B1826} /qn
1.3.2 (32-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {3FD32242-5C31-46DD-8D1C-B2D580B9408E} /qn
1.3.2 (64-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {7138359F-47D4-419D-A7EE-34CF3462FBCD} /qn
1.3.1 (32-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {5BE01A6C-31D4-4374-A827-51C0A2437D5C} /qn
1.3.1 (64-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {1AA3D478-9201-4978-9038-696AFD171355} /qn
1.3.0 (32-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {48580CD7-555C-4269-B89C-DB1E225CE6D1} /qn
1.3.0 (64-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {2551EF3A-F358-4B0B-99A1-F96ABF79140E} /qn

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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