HomeBank Silent Install (How-To Guide)


HomeBank is free personal financial and accounting software. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of HomeBank from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install HomeBank Silently

HomeBank Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: http://homebank.free.fr/en/downloads.php
  2. Download the HomeBank-x.y.z-setup.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:
    • HomeBank-x.y.z-setup.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /ALLUSERS
  6. Press Enter

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

Software Title:HomeBank
Vendor:Maxime DOYEN
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:HomeBank-x.y.z-setup.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /ALLUSERS
Silent Uninstall Switch (32-bit System)"%ProgramFiles%\HomeBank\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch (64-bit System)"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\HomeBank\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Download Link:http://homebank.free.fr/en/downloads.php
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/homebank-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 HomeBank Installation Log File

The HomeBank 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.

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HomeBank Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

HomeBank-x.y.z-setup.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /ALLUSERS /LOG="%WINDIR%\Temp\HomeBank-Install.log"

Change the HomeBank Default Installation Directory

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

HomeBank-x.y.z-setup.exe /DIR="C:\HomeBank" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /ALLUSERS

Include the HomeBank Desktop Shortcut During Install

The HomeBank 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.

HomeBank Silent Install (EXE) with Desktop Shortcut

HomeBank-x.y.z-setup.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /MERGETASKS=desktopicon /ALLUSERS

How to Uninstall HomeBank Silently

Check out the HomeBank 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:

HomeBank Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 32-bit System

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

HomeBank Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 64-bit System

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\HomeBank\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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