Spike Silent Install (How-To Guide)

Spike is an email application that enables users to view email in a chat-like, conversational format, with additional features built-in. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Spike from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install Spike Silently

Spike Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Download the Spike Installer for Windows
  2. Download the file 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: “Spike Setup x.x.x.exe” /allusers /S
  6. Press Enter

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

Software Title:Spike
Vendor:Chatflow LTD
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:"Spike Setup x.x.x.exe" /allusers /S
Silent Uninstall Switch (32-bit System)"%ProgramFiles%\Spike\Uninstall Spike.exe" /allusers /S
Silent Uninstall Switch (64-bit System)"%ProgramFiles%\Spike\Uninstall Spike.exe" /allusers /S
Download Link:https://spikenow.com/r/a/?force=all

The information above provides a quick overview of the software title, vendor, silent install, and silent uninstall switches. The download link provided take you directly to the vendors website. Continue reading if you are interested in additional details and configurations.

Additional Configurations

Change Default Installation Directory

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

"Spike Setup x.x.x.exe" /allusers /S /D=C:\Spike

How to Uninstall Spike Silently

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

Spike Silent Uninstall on 32-bit or 64-bit System

"%ProgramFiles%\Spike\Uninstall Spike.exe" /allusers /S

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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