LinuxLive USB Creator Silent Install (How-To Guide)


LinuxLive USB Creator is a free program that creates Live USB systems from installed images of supported Linux distributions. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of LinuxLive USB Creator from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install LinuxLive USB Creator Silently

LinuxLive USB Creator Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: http://www.linuxliveusb.com/en/download
  2. Download the “LinuxLive USB Creator x.y.z.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: “LinuxLive USB Creator x.y.z.exe” /S
  6. Press Enter

After a few moments you should see the LinuxLive USB Creator shortcut in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:LinuxLive USB Creator
Vendor:Thibaut Lauziere
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:"LinuxLive USB Creator x.y.z.exe" /S
Silent Uninstall Switch (32-bit System)"%ProgramFiles%\LinuxLive USB Creator\Uninstall.exe" /S
Silent Uninstall Switch (64-bit System)"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\LinuxLive USB Creator\Uninstall.exe" /S
Download Link:http://www.linuxliveusb.com/en/download
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/linuxlive-usb-creator-install-and-uninstall-powershell/

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

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 LinuxLive USB Creator to “C:\LinuxLive”

"LinuxLive USB Creator x.y.z.exe" /S /D=C:\LinuxLive

How to Uninstall LinuxLive USB Creator Silently

Check out the LinuxLive USB Creator 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:

LinuxLive USB Creator Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 32-bit System

"%ProgramFiles%\LinuxLive USB Creator\Uninstall.exe" /S

LinuxLive USB Creator Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 64-bit System

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\LinuxLive USB Creator\Uninstall.exe" /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.

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