SharpDevelop Silent Install (How-To Guide)


SharpDevelop is a free IDE for C#, VB.NET, & Boo projects on Microsoft’s .NET platform. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of the SharpDevelop from the command line using the MSI installer.

How to Install SharpDevelop Silently

SharpDevelop Silent Install (MSI)

  1. Navigate to: https://sourceforge.net/projects/sharpdevelop/
  2. Download the SharpDevelop_x.y.z_Setup.msi to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  3. Navigate to: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=26368
  4. Download the vcredist_x86.exe to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  5. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  6. Navigate to the C:\Downloads folder
  7. Enter the following command to install pre-req: vcredist_x86.exe /q
  8. Press Enter
  9. Enter the following command: MsiExec.exe /i SharpDevelop_x.y.z_Setup.msi ALLUSERS=1 /qn
  10. Press Enter

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

Software Title:SharpDevelop
Vendor:ic#code
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:MSI
Silent Install Switch (Step 1)vcredist_x86.exe /q
Silent Install Switch (Step 2)MsiExec.exe /i SharpDevelop_x.y.z_Setup.msi ALLUSERS=1 /qn
Silent Uninstall Switch:MsiExec.exe /x SharpDevelop_x.y.z_Setup.msi /qn
Repair Command:MsiExec.exe /fa SharpDevelop_x.y.z_Setup.msi /qn
Download Link:https://sourceforge.net/projects/sharpdevelop/

The information above provides a quick overview of the software title, vendor, silent install, and silent uninstall switches. Continue reading if you are interested in additional details and configurations.


Additional Configurations

Create an Installation Log File

The SharpDevelop 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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SharpDevelop Silent Install (MSI) with Logging

vcredist_x86.exe /q
MsiExec.exe /i SharpDevelop_x.y.z_Setup.msi ALLUSERS=1 /qn /L*v "%WINDIR%\Temp\SharpDevelop-Install.log

How to Uninstall SharpDevelop 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:
VersionSharpDevelop Silent Uninstall String
5.1.0.5216MsiExec.exe /x {0C19BC81-7C9B-443F-8AEA-B89DC30EDCE4} /qn
5.0.0.4755MsiExec.exe /x {68447A0A-23F4-44F4-83DA-73536C2C625C} /qn
4.4.2.9749MsiExec.exe /x {E0535D44-B913-4B51-BEEE-AB81EF53CC34} /qn
4.4.1.9749MsiExec.exe /x {814E4191-A98A-4CDF-99AE-E6D6BACEA22F} /qn
4.4.0.9722MsiExec.exe /x {295D345D-ED43-4B95-B622-D1C179580937} /qn
4.3.3.9663MsiExec.exe /x {AECF9C17-189A-4352-9525-499B48328722} /qn
4.3.2.9632MsiExec.exe /x {D6090D85-5F1A-4D5F-BB3E-DF386FBE3EF8} /qn
4.3.1.9430MsiExec.exe /x {576454F8-2E7D-44B3-B7DD-4258B83887E3} /qn
4.3.0.9390MsiExec.exe /x {F4EB62FF-B537-47B6-BE9A-FC0C58180DFE} /qn
4.2.2.8818MsiExec.exe /x {0F92B07E-4392-4A52-A09D-AA48348931B4} /qn
4.2.1.8805MsiExec.exe /x {EF3200AA-2323-40C8-99B7-F003424FBE29} /qn
4.2.0.8783MsiExec.exe /x {CDB05DC2-55F7-453F-BBBB-6DDFD7FBF501} /qn
4.1.0.8000MsiExec.exe /x {05248BF9-6E23-4AF0-A1CB-C378F9D25524} /qn
4.0.0.7070MsiExec.exe /x {53965728-D8B7-40C2-85A9-762079014BA4} /qn

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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