Listary Silent Install (How-To Guide)


Listary is a desktop search utility for Windows that can search for files on a computer. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Listary from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install Listary Silently

Listary Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://www.listary.com/download
  2. Download the Listary.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: Listary.exe /VERYSILENT /SUPPRESSMSGBOXES /NORESTART
  6. Press Enter

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

Software Title:Listary
Vendor:Bopsoft
Version:5.00
Architecture:x86_x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:Listary.exe /VERYSILENT /SUPPRESSMSGBOXES /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch:"%ProgramFiles%\Listary\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Download Link:https://www.listary.com/download
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/listary-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

Create an Installation Log File

The Listary 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.

Listary.exe /VERYSILENT /SUPPRESSMSGBOXES /NORESTART /LOG="%WINDIR%\Temp\Listary-Install.log"

Exclude Desktop Shortcut During Install

The Listary installer includes a desktop shortcut by default. If you don’t want the desktop shortcut included during installation, then you can run the following command line switch.

Listary.exe /VERYSILENT /SUPPRESSMSGBOXES /NORESTART /MERGETASKS=!desktopicon

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 Listary to “C:\Listary”

Listary.exe /DIR="C:\Listary" /VERYSILENT /SUPPRESSMSGBOXES /NORESTART

How to Uninstall Listary Silently

Check out the Listary 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 the following command:

Listary Silent Uninstall (EXE)

"%ProgramFiles%\Listary\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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