deviceTRUST Client Extension Silent Install (How-To Guide)

The deviceTRUST Client Extension provides contextual awareness to the virtual desktop environment. This means that it gathers information about the user’s endpoint device, such as its operating system, hardware specifications, network parameters, and security posture. This information is then used to make
access control decisions within the virtual desktop session. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of the deviceTRUST Client Extension from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install the deviceTRUST Client Extension Silently

deviceTRUST Client Extension Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to:
  2. Download the dtclient-extension-release-w.x.y.z.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:
dtclient-extension-release-w.x.y.z.exe /install /quiet /norestart

After a few moments you will find deviceTRUST Client Extension entries in the Installation Directory and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:deviceTRUST Client Extension
Vendor:deviceTRUST GmbH
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:dtclient-extension-release-w.x.y.z.exe /install /quiet /norestart
Silent Uninstall Switch:dtclient-extension-release-w.x.y.z.exe /uninstall /quiet /norestart
Repair Command:dtclient-extension-release-w.x.y.z.exe /repair /quiet /norestart
Download Link:deviceTRUST Client Extension Download
PowerShell Script:deviceTRUST Client Extension | PowerShell Script
Detection Script:deviceTRUST Client Extension | Custom Detection Script

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 deviceTRUST Client Extension Installation Log File

The deviceTRUST Client Extension 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.

deviceTRUST Client Extension Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

dtclient-extension-release-w.x.y.z.exe /install /quiet /norestart /log "%WINDIR%\Temp\deviceTRUST-Install.log"

How to Uninstall the deviceTRUST Client Extension Silently

Check out the following posts for a scripted solution:

deviceTRUST Client Extension Install and Uninstall (PowerShell)
deviceTRUST Client Extension 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:

deviceTRUST Client Extension Silent Uninstall (EXE)

dtclient-extension-release-w.x.y.z.exe /uninstall /quiet /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.

Jason Bergner

I am an accomplished Software Engineer at Patch My PC, leveraging more than 18 years of hands-on experience in Configuration Manager administration and application packaging. I am driven by a genuine passion for solving complex problems and consistently strive to discover innovative and effective solutions. Sharing my extensive knowledge of application deployments is a true joy for me, and I am honored to contribute to the community here at Silent Install HQ.

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