RJ TextEd Silent Install (How-To Guide)


RJ TextEd is a freeware Unicode text and source code editor for Windows, that can also be used as a simple web development tool. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of RJ TextEd from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install RJ TextEd Silently

RJ TextEd Silent Install (EXE) on 32-bit System

  1. Navigate to: https://www.rj-texted.se/download.html
  2. Select the 32-bit Windows Installer
  3. Download the EXE to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  4. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  5. Navigate to the C:\Downloads folder
  6. Enter the following command: rj-install_x86-x.y.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
  7. Press Enter

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

Software Title:RJ TextEd (32-bit)
Vendor:Rickard Johansson
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:rj-install_x86-x.y.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch:"%ProgramFiles%\RJ TextEd\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Download Link:https://www.rj-texted.se/download.html

RJ TextEd Silent Install (EXE) on 64-bit System

  1. Navigate to: https://www.rj-texted.se/download.html
  2. Select the 64-bit Windows Installer
  3. Download the EXE to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  4. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  5. Navigate to the C:\Downloads folder
  6. Enter the following command: rj-install_x64-x.y.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
  7. Press Enter

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

Software Title:RJ TextEd (64-bit)
Vendor:Rickard Johansson
Architecture:x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:rj-install_x64-x.y.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch:"%ProgramFiles%\RJ TextEd\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Download Link:https://www.rj-texted.se/download.html

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 an Installation Log File

The RJ TextEd 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.

How To Download & Install NetBe...
How To Download & Install NetBeans IDE & Java JDK on Windows 10

RJ TextEd Silent Install (EXE) with Logging on 32-bit System

rj-install_x86-x.y.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /LOG="%WINDIR%\Temp\RJTextEd-Install.log"

RJ TextEd Silent Install (EXE) with Logging on 64-bit System

rj-install_x64-x.y.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /LOG="%WINDIR%\Temp\RJTextEd-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 RJ TextEd to “C:\RJ TextEd”

RJ TextEd (EXE) on 32-bit System

rj-install_x86-x.y.exe /DIR="C:\RJ TextEd" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

RJ TextEd (EXE) on 64-bit System

rj-install_x64-x.y.exe /DIR="C:\RJ TextEd" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

Include Desktop Shortcut During Install

The RJ TextEd 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.

RJ TextEd Silent Install (EXE) with Desktop Shortcut on 32-bit System

rj-install_x86-x.y.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /MERGETASKS=desktopicon

RJ TextEd Silent Install (EXE) with Desktop Shortcut on 64-bit System

rj-install_x64-x.y.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /MERGETASKS=desktopicon

How to Uninstall RJ TextEd Silently

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

RJ TextEd Silent Uninstall (EXE)

"%ProgramFiles%\RJ TextEd\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.

Recent Posts