MediaMonkey Silent Install (How-To Guide)


MediaMonkey is a digital media player and media library application for organizing and playing audio on Microsoft Windows operating systems. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of MediaMonkey from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install MediaMonkey Silently

MediaMonkey 5.x Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://www.mediamonkey.com/MediaMonkey-5_Setup.exe
  2. Download the MediaMonkey_5.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: MediaMonkey_5.x.y.z.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
  6. Press Enter

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

Software Title:MediaMonkey
Vendor:Ventis Media Inc.
Version:5.x
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:MediaMonkey_5.x.y.z.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch (32-bit System)"%ProgramFiles%\MediaMonkey 5\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /SUPPRESSMSGBOXES /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch (64-bit System)"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\MediaMonkey 5\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /SUPPRESSMSGBOXES /NORESTART
Download Link:https://www.mediamonkey.com/download
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/mediamonkey-install-and-uninstall-powershell/

MediaMonkey 4.x Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://www.mediamonkey.com/MediaMonkey-4_Setup.exe
  2. Download the MediaMonkey_4.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: MediaMonkey_4.x.y.z.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
  6. Press Enter

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

Software Title:MediaMonkey
Vendor:Ventis Media Inc.
Version:4.x
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:MediaMonkey_4.x.y.z.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch (32-bit System)"%ProgramFiles%\MediaMonkey\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /SUPPRESSMSGBOXES /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch (64-bit System)"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\MediaMonkey\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /SUPPRESSMSGBOXES /NORESTART
Download Link:https://www.mediamonkey.com/MediaMonkey-4_Setup.exe
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/mediamonkey-install-and-uninstall-powershell/

MediaMonkey 3.x Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://www.mediamonkey.com/MediaMonkey-3_Setup.exe
  2. Download the MediaMonkey_3.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: MediaMonkey_3.x.y.z.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
  6. Press Enter

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

Software Title:MediaMonkey
Vendor:Ventis Media Inc.
Version:3.x
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:MediaMonkey_3.x.y.z.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch (32-bit System)"%ProgramFiles%\MediaMonkey\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /SUPPRESSMSGBOXES /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch (64-bit System)"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\MediaMonkey\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /SUPPRESSMSGBOXES /NORESTART
Download Link:https://www.mediamonkey.com/MediaMonkey-3_Setup.exe

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 MediaMonkey 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.

MediaMonkey 5.x Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

MediaMonkey_5.x.y.z.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /LOG="%WINDIR%\Temp\MediaMonkey5-Install.log"

MediaMonkey 4.x Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

MediaMonkey_4.x.y.z.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /LOG="%WINDIR%\Temp\MediaMonkey-Install.log"

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 MediaMonkey to “C:\MediaMonkey”

MediaMonkey_5.x.y.z.exe /DIR="C:\MediaMonkey" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
MediaMonkey_4.x.y.z.exe /DIR="C:\MediaMonkey" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

Disable MediaMonkey Themes During Install

MediaMonkey 4.x Silent Install (EXE) with Themes Disabled

MediaMonkey_4.x.y.z.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /MERGETASKS=!enablethemes

Customize the MediaMonkey Settings (MediaMonkey.ini)

The majority of the MediaMonkey settings are stored in the MediaMonkey.ini file. You can use the following steps to suppress the End User License Agreement (EULA) Dialog Box, suppress the Setup Wizard, disable Automatic Update checks, etc.

  • Install MediaMonkey and open the application
  • Complete the Setup Wizard
  • Navigate to the Tools tab and Select Options
  • Configure all settings to your preferred specifications
  • Click OK & Close the MediaMonkey application
  • Navigate to one of the following folder locations:

MediaMonkey 5.x

"%AppData%\MediaMonkey5\MediaMonkey.ini"

MediaMonkey 4.x

"%AppData%\MediaMonkey\MediaMonkey.ini"

MediaMonkey 3.x

"%LocalAppData%\MediaMonkey\MediaMonkey.ini"
  • Copy the MediaMonkey.ini file referenced above to the C:\Downloads directory with the MediaMonkey executable you downloaded earlier
  • Uninstall MediaMonkey and delete the following directories (if present)
    • (MediaMonkey 3.x) “C:\Users\%Username%\AppData\Local\MediaMonkey”
    • (MediaMonkey 4.x) “C:\Users\%Username%\AppData\Roaming\MediaMonkey”
    • (MediaMonkey 5.x) “C:\Users\%Username%\AppData\Roaming\MediaMonkey5”
  • Follow the “How to Install MediaMonkey Silently” steps mentioned earlier in the article
  • Create one of the following directories based on the version of MediaMonkey you are installing (if not present)
    • (MediaMonkey 3.x) “C:\Users\%Username%\AppData\Local\MediaMonkey”
    • (MediaMonkey 4.x) “C:\Users\%Username%\AppData\Roaming\MediaMonkey”
    • (MediaMonkey 5.x) “C:\Users\%Username%\AppData\Roaming\MediaMonkey5”
  • Copy the custom MediaMonkey.ini file to the corresponding folder referenced above

How to Uninstall MediaMonkey Silently

Check out the MediaMonkey 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:

MediaMonkey 5.x Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 32-bit System

"%ProgramFiles%\MediaMonkey 5\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /SUPPRESSMSGBOXES /NORESTART

MediaMonkey 5.x Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 64-bit System

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\MediaMonkey 5\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /SUPPRESSMSGBOXES /NORESTART

MediaMonkey 4.x Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 32-bit System

"%ProgramFiles%\MediaMonkey\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /SUPPRESSMSGBOXES /NORESTART

MediaMonkey 4.x Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 64-bit System

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\MediaMonkey\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /SUPPRESSMSGBOXES /NORESTART

MediaMonkey 3.x Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 32-bit System

"%ProgramFiles%\MediaMonkey\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /SUPPRESSMSGBOXES /NORESTART

MediaMonkey 3.x Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 64-bit System

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\MediaMonkey\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /SUPPRESSMSGBOXES /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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