Privacy Eraser Silent Install (How-To Guide)


Privacy Eraser is an all-in-one privacy suite that protects your privacy by cleaning up all your Internet history tracks and past computer activities. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Privacy Eraser from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install Privacy Eraser Silently

Privacy Eraser Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://www.cybertronsoft.com/download/privacy-eraser-setup.exe
  2. Download the privacy-eraser-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: privacy-eraser-setup.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
  6. Press Enter

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

Software Title:Privacy Eraser
Vendor:Cybertron Software Co., Ltd.
Architecture:x86_x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:privacy-eraser-setup.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch:"%ProgramFiles%\Cybertron\Privacy Eraser\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Download Link:https://www.cybertronsoft.com/download/privacy-eraser-setup.exe
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/privacy-eraser-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 Privacy Eraser Installation Log File

The Privacy Eraser 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.

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Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

privacy-eraser-setup.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /LOG="%WINDIR%\Temp\PrivacyEraser-Install.log"

Change the Privacy Eraser Default Installation Directory

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

privacy-eraser-setup.exe /DIR="C:\Privacy Eraser" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

Exclude the Privacy Eraser Desktop Shortcut During Install

The Privacy Eraser installer creates a desktop shortcut by default. If you do not want the desktop shortcut, then you can run the following command line switches to exclude it.

Privacy Eraser Silent Install (EXE) with No Desktop Shortcut

privacy-eraser-setup.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /MERGETASKS=!desktopicon

Automatically Scan for Cookies to Keep

privacy-eraser-setup.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /MERGETASKS=autokeepcookies

Exclude “Open Privacy Eraser…” option to Recycle Bin Context Menu

privacy-eraser-setup.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /MERGETASKS=!rbaddopen

Exclude “Add Secure Erase with Privacy Eraser” option to Recycle Bin Context Menu

privacy-eraser-setup.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /MERGETASKS=!rbadderase

Exclude “Add Secure Erase with Privacy Eraser” option to Windows Explorer Context Menu

privacy-eraser-setup.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /MERGETASKS=!weadderase

How to Uninstall Privacy Eraser Silently

Check out the Privacy Eraser 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:

Privacy Eraser Silent Uninstall (EXE)

"%ProgramFiles%\Cybertron\Privacy Eraser\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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