GoToMeeting is a web-hosted service created by LogMeIn. It is an online meeting, desktop sharing, and video conferencing software package that enables the user to meet with other computer users, customers, clients or colleagues via the Internet in real time. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of GoToMeeting from the command line using the MSI installer.
After a few moments you will find GoToMeeting entries in the Installation Directory and Programs and Features in the Control Panel. A reboot post-install will be required before you will see the GoToMeeting Desktop Shortcut and Start Menu entries.
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.
Create a GoToMeeting Installation Log File
The GoToMeeting 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.
I don’t usually comment on uninstallers, but the GoToMeeting uninstalls are a Hot Mess…Theoretically the commands I’ve provided below “should” uninstall the various versions of GoToMeeting, however in my experience they do not always work and/or leave registry keys behind that prevent upgrading or reinstalling the application. If you want to save yourself from a lot of headaches, use the PowerShell scripts below. Check out the following posts for a scripted solution:
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