RADlab Silent Install (How-To Guide)

RADlab is an open source, free software that allows the user to create and simulate radiation detection and measurement experiments. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of RADlab from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install RADlab Silently

RADlab Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://sourceforge.net/projects/radlab/files/latest/download
  2. Download the EXE to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  3. Download the Java JRE 8 Update 271 (32-bit) Installer
  4. Download the jre-8u271-windows-i586.exe to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  5. Manually launch the RADlab installer
  6. Select your preferred options
  7. Click “Generate an automatic installation script” on last page of installation wizard
  8. Name the file auto-install.xml
  9. Save the auto-install.xml to C:\Downloads
  10. Uninstall RADlab
  11. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  12. Navigate to the C:\Downloads folder
  13. Enter the following command: jre-8u271-windows-i586.exe /s
  14. Press Enter
  15. Enter the following command: RADlab1.XX.exe auto-install.xml
  16. Press Enter

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

Software Title:RADlab
Vendor:RADlab Team
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch (Step 1)jre-8u271-windows-i586.exe /s
Silent Install Switch (Step 2)RADlab1.XX.exe auto-install.xml
Silent Uninstall Switch (32-bit System)"%ProgramFiles%\Java\jre1.8.0_271\bin\java.exe" -jar "%ProgramFiles%\RADlab\Uninstaller\uninstaller.jar" -c -f
Silent Uninstall Switch (64-bit System)"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Java\jre1.8.0_271\bin\java.exe" -jar "%ProgramFiles(x86)%\RADlab\Uninstaller\uninstaller.jar" -c -f
Download Link:https://sourceforge.net/projects/radlab/files/latest/download

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.

How to Uninstall RADlab Silently

  1. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  2. Enter one of the following commands:

RADlab Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 32-bit System

"%ProgramFiles%\Java\jre1.8.0_271\bin\java.exe" -jar "%ProgramFiles%\RADlab\Uninstaller\uninstaller.jar" -c -f

RADlab Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 64-bit System

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Java\jre1.8.0_271\bin\java.exe" -jar "%ProgramFiles(x86)%\RADlab\Uninstaller\uninstaller.jar" -c -f

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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