Graph Silent Install (How-To Guide)

Graph is an open source application used to draw mathematical graphs in a coordinate system. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Graph from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install Graph Silently

Graph Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Download the Graph Installer
  2. Download the file 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:
    • SetupGraph-x.x.x.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
  6. Press Enter

After a few moments you will find Graph entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:Graph
Vendor:Ivan Johansen
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:SetupGraph-x.x.x.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch (32-bit System)"%ProgramFiles%\Graph\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch (64-bit System)"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Graph\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
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The information above provides a quick overview of the software title, vendor, silent install, and silent uninstall switches. The download link provided take you directly to the vendors website. Continue reading if you are interested in additional details and configurations.

Additional Configurations

Create an Installation Log File

The Graph installer offers the option to generate a log file during installation to assist with troubleshooting should any problems arise. You can use the following commands to create a verbose log file with details about the installation.

Graph Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

SetupGraph-x.x.x.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /LOG="%WINDIR%\Temp\Graph-Install.log"

Change Default Installation Directory

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

SetupGraph-x.x.x.exe /DIR="C:\Graph" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

Include Desktop Shortcut During Install

The Graph installer does NOT create a desktop shortcut by default. If you want the desktop shortcut, then you can run the following command line switches to include it.

Graph Silent Install with Desktop Shortcut

SetupGraph-x.x.x.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /MERGETASKS=desktopicon

How to Uninstall Graph Silently

  1. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  2. Enter one of the following commands:

Graph Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 32-bit System

"%ProgramFiles%\Graph\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

Graph Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 64-bit System

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Graph\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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