Stykz Silent Install (How-To Guide)

Stykz is a stick figure animation program. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Stykz from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install Stykz Silently

Stykz Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to:
  2. Extract contents of the file to 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: "Install Stykz x.y.z.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
  6. Press Enter

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

Software Title:Stykz
Vendor:Son of Thunder Software, Inc.
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:"Install Stykz x.y.z.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch (32-bit System)"%ProgramFiles%\Stykz\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch (64-bit System)"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Stykz\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
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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 Stykz 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.

Stykz Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

"Install Stykz x.y.z.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /LOG="%WINDIR%\Temp\Stykz-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 Stykz to “C:\Stykz”

"Install Stykz x.y.z.exe" /DIR="C:\Stykz" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

Include Desktop Shortcut During Install

The Stykz 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.

Stykz Silent Install (EXE) with Desktop Shortcut

"Install Stykz x.y.z.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /MERGETASKS=desktopicon

How to Uninstall Stykz 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:

Stykz Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 32-bit System

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

Stykz Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 64-bit System

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Stykz\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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