Greenfish Icon Editor Pro Silent Install (How-To Guide)

Greenfish Icon Editor Pro (GFIE Pro) is a powerful freeware image editor, especially suitable for creating icons, cursors, animations and icon libraries. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Greenfish Icon Editor Pro from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install Greenfish Icon Editor Pro Silently

Greenfish Icon Editor Pro Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: http://greenfishsoftware.org/gfie.php#apage
  2. Download the gfie_setup_x.y.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: gfie_setup_x.y.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
  6. Press Enter

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

Software Title:Greenfish Icon Editor Pro
Vendor:Balázs Szalkai
Architecture:x86_x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:gfie_setup_x.y.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch:"%ProgramFiles%\Greenfish Icon Editor Pro x.y\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Download Link:Greenfish Icon Editor Pro Download
PowerShell Script:Greenfish Icon Editor Pro | PowerShell Script
Detection Script:Greenfish Icon Editor Pro | 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

Create a Greenfish Icon Editor Pro Installation Log File

The Greenfish Icon Editor Pro 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.

Greenfish Icon Editor Pro Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

gfie_setup_x.y.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /LOG="%WINDIR%\Temp\GFIEPro-Install.log"

Change the Greenfish Icon Editor Pro Default Installation Directory

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

gfie_setup_x.y.exe /DIR="C:\Greenfish Icon Editor Pro" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

Exclude the Greenfish Icon Editor Pro Desktop Shortcut During Install

The Greenfish Icon Editor Pro 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.

Greenfish Icon Editor Pro Silent Install (EXE) with No Desktop Shortcut

gfie_setup_x.y.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /MERGETASKS=!desktopicon

How to Uninstall Greenfish Icon Editor Pro Silently

Check out the following posts for a scripted solution:

Greenfish Icon Editor Pro Install and Uninstall (PowerShell)
Greenfish Icon Editor Pro 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:

Greenfish Icon Editor Pro Silent Uninstall (EXE)

"%ProgramFiles%\Greenfish Icon Editor Pro x.y\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.

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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