PassMark DiskCheckup Silent Install (How-To Guide)


PassMark DiskCheckup allows the user to monitor the SMART attributes of a particular hard disk drive. SMART (Self-Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology) is a feature on a computer’s hard disk for providing various monitoring indicators of disk reliability. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of PassMark DiskCheckup from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install PassMark DiskCheckup Silently

PassMark DiskCheckup Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://www.passmark.com/ftp/diskcheckup.exe
  2. Download the diskcheckup.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: diskcheckup.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
  6. Press Enter
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After a few moments you will find DiskCheckup entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:DiskCheckup
Vendor:PassMark Software
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:diskcheckup.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch (32-bit System)"%ProgramFiles%\DiskCheckup\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch (64-bit System)"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\DiskCheckup\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Download Link:https://www.passmark.com/ftp/diskcheckup.exe
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/passmark-diskcheckup-install-and-uninstall-powershell/

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 PassMark DiskCheckup Installation Log File

The PassMark DiskCheckup 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.

PassMark DiskCheckup Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

diskcheckup.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /LOG="%WINDIR%\Temp\DiskCheckup-Install.log"

Change the PassMark DiskCheckup Default Installation Directory

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

diskcheckup.exe /DIR="C:\DiskCheckup" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

Include the DiskCheckup Desktop Shortcut During Install

The DiskCheckup installer does not create a desktop shortcut by default. If you want the desktop shortcut, then you can run the following command line switches to include it.

PassMark DiskCheckup Silent Install (EXE) with Desktop Shortcut

diskcheckup.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /MERGETASKS=desktopicon

How to Uninstall PassMark DiskCheckup Silently

Check out the PassMark DiskCheckup 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:

PassMark DiskCheckup Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 32-bit System

"%ProgramFiles%\DiskCheckup\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

PassMark DiskCheckup Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 64-bit System

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\DiskCheckup\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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