ReNamer Silent Install (How-To Guide)

ReNamer is a very powerful and flexible file renaming tool, which offers all the standard renaming procedures, including prefixes, suffixes, replacements, case changes, as well as removing contents of brackets, adding number sequences, changing file extensions, etc. For advanced users there is support for Regular Expressions and a PascalScript rule, which lets users program their very own renaming rule. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of ReNamer from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install ReNamer Silently

ReNamer Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to:
  2. Download the renamer-x.y.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: renamer-x.y.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
  6. Press Enter

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

Software Title:ReNamer
Vendor:den4b Team
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:renamer-x.y.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch (32-bit System)"%ProgramFiles%\ReNamer\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch (64-bit System)"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\ReNamer\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Download Link:
PowerShell Script:
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 ReNamer Installation Log File

The ReNamer 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.

ReNamer Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

renamer-x.y.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /LOG="%WINDIR%\Temp\ReNamer-Install.log"

Change the ReNamer Default Installation Directory

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

renamer-x.y.exe /DIR="C:\ReNamer" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

How to Uninstall ReNamer Silently

Check out the following posts for a scripted solution:

ReNamer Install and Uninstall (PowerShell)
ReNamer 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:

ReNamer Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 32-bit System

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

ReNamer Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 64-bit System

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\ReNamer\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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