Gamestar Mechanic Silent Install (How-To Guide)

Gamestar Mechanic is an educational platform that teaches kids about game design and mechanics through quests and challenges. It enables users to learn and create games, fostering creativity and critical thinking while imparting fundamental concepts of game development. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Gamestar Mechanic from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install Gamestar Mechanic Silently

Gamestar Mechanic Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://gamestarmechanic.com/about/gsm_app
  2. Download the “Gamestar Mechanic Setup x.y.z.zip” to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  3. Extract the “Gamestar Mechanic Setup x.y.z.exe” from the zip file to C:\Downloads
  4. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  5. Navigate to the C:\Downloads folder
  6. Enter the following command: “Gamestar Mechanic Setup x.y.z.exe” /allusers /S
  7. Press Enter

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

Software Title:Gamestar Mechanic
Vendor:E-Line Media
Architecture:x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:"Gamestar Mechanic Setup x.y.z.exe" /allusers /S
Silent Uninstall Switch:"%ProgramFiles%\Gamestar Mechanic\Uninstall Gamestar Mechanic.exe" /allusers /S
Download Link:Gamestar Mechanic Download
PowerShell Script:Gamestar Mechanic | PowerShell Script
Detection Script:Gamestar Mechanic | 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

Change the Gamestar Mechanic Default Installation Directory

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

"Gamestar Mechanic Setup x.y.z.exe" /allusers /S /D="C:\Gamestar Mechanic"

How to Uninstall Gamestar Mechanic Silently

Check out the following posts for a scripted solution:

Gamestar Mechanic Install and Uninstall (PowerShell)
Gamestar Mechanic 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:

Gamestar Mechanic Silent Uninstall (EXE)

"%ProgramFiles%\Gamestar Mechanic\Uninstall Gamestar Mechanic.exe" /allusers /S

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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