Measure Killer Silent Install (How-To Guide)

Measure Killer is an external tool for Microsoft Power BI to analyze your reports for unused measures and columns. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Measure Killer from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install Measure Killer Silently

Measure Killer Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://www.measurekiller.com/downloads/
  2. Download the Measure_Killer_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: Measure_Killer_Setup.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
  6. Press Enter

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

Software Title:Measure Killer
Vendor:Brunner BI GmbH
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:Measure_Killer_Setup.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch (32-bit System)"%ProgramFiles%\Measure Killer\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch (64-bit System)"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Measure Killer\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Download Link:Measure Killer Download
PowerShell Script:Measure Killer | PowerShell Script
Detection Script:Measure Killer | 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 Measure Killer Installation Log File

The Measure Killer 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.

Measure Killer Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

Measure_Killer_Setup.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /LOG="%WINDIR%\Temp\MeasureKiller-Install.log"

Change the Measure Killer Default Installation Directory

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

Measure_Killer_Setup.exe /DIR="C:\Measure Killer" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

How to Uninstall Measure Killer Silently

Check out the following posts for a scripted solution:

Measure Killer Install and Uninstall (PowerShell)
Measure Killer Silent Uninstall (PowerShell)
  1. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  2. Enter one of the following commands:

Measure Killer Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 32-bit System

"%ProgramFiles%\Measure Killer\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

Measure Killer Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 64-bit System

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Measure Killer\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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