Disk Drill Silent Install (How-To Guide)

Disk Drill is a free computer program that recovers lost or deleted data and helps you undelete files and folders using powerful forensic recovery methods. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Disk Drill from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install Disk Drill Silently

Disk Drill Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://www.cleverfiles.com/download.html
  2. Download & Copy the disk-drill-win.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: disk-drill-win.exe /install /quiet /norestart
  6. Press Enter

After a few moments you should see the Disk Drill Desktop Shortcut appear. You will also find entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:Disk Drill
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:disk-drill-win.exe /install /quiet /norestart
Silent Uninstall Switch:disk-drill-win.exe /uninstall /quiet /norestart
Repair Command:disk-drill-win.exe /repair /quiet /norestart
Download Link:https://www.cleverfiles.com/download.html
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/disk-drill-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 Disk Drill Installation Log File

The Disk Drill 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.

Disk Drill Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

disk-drill-win.exe /install /quiet /norestart /log "%WINDIR%\Temp\DiskDrill-Install.log"

How to Uninstall Disk Drill Silently

Check out the Disk Drill 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:

Disk Drill Silent Uninstall (EXE)

disk-drill-win.exe /uninstall /quiet /norestart

Dokan Library Bundle Silent Uninstall (EXE)

"%ProgramData%\Package Cache{9af3b5e1-ed1b-48df-a34f-22fa6bcc4b04}\DokanSetup.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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