EdiView Finder Silent Install (How-To Guide)


EdiView Finder is a Windows utility to find and configure network cameras connected to a local network. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of EdiView Finder from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install EdiView Finder Silently

EdiView Finder Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://www.edimax.com/EdiViewFinder.htm
  2. Select the EdiView Finder for Windows download
  3. Download the EdiView_Finder_x.y.z(Windows).zip to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  4. Extract the EdiView_Finder_x.y.z.exe from the zip file using 7-Zip to C:\Downloads
  5. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  6. Navigate to the C:\Downloads folder
  7. Enter the following command: EdiView_Finder_x.y.z.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
  8. Press Enter
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After a few moments you should see the EdiView Finder Desktop Shortcut appear. You will also find entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:EdiView Finder
Vendor:Edimax Technology Co., Ltd.
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:EdiView_Finder_x.y.z.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch (32-bit System)"%ProgramFiles%\Internet Camera\EdiView Finder\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch (64-bit System)"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Internet Camera\EdiView Finder\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Download Link:https://www.edimax.com/EdiViewFinder.htm
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/ediview-finder-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 EdiView Finder Installation Log File

The EdiView Finder 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.

EdiView Finder Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

EdiView_Finder_x.y.z.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /LOG="%WINDIR%\Temp\EdiViewFinder-Install.log"

Change the EdiView Finder Default Installation Directory

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

EdiView_Finder_x.y.z.exe /DIR="C:\EdiView Finder" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

Exclude the EdiView Finder Desktop Shortcut During Install

The EdiView Finder 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.

EdiView Finder Silent Install (EXE) with No Desktop Shortcut

EdiView_Finder_x.y.z.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /MERGETASKS=!desktopicon

How to Uninstall EdiView Finder Silently

Check out the EdiView Finder 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:

EdiView Finder Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 32-bit System

"%ProgramFiles%\Internet Camera\EdiView Finder\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

EdiView Finder Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 64-bit System

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Internet Camera\EdiView Finder\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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