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:
  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
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Uninstall Switch:"%ProgramFiles%\Listary\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Download Link:
PowerShell Script:
Detection Script:

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 a Listary 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.


Exclude the Listary 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.


Change the Listary 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”


How to Uninstall Listary Silently

Check out the following posts for a scripted solution:

Listary Install and Uninstall (PowerShell)
Listary 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:

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.

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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