Surpass Viewer Silent Install (How-To Guide)


Surpass Viewer is a custom browser (like Internet Explorer, Chrome etc) with Flash embedded. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Surpass Viewer from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install Surpass Viewer Silently

Surpass Viewer Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://viewer.surpass.com/
  2. Select Download Windows Installer
  3. Download the “Surpass ViewerSetup.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: “Surpass ViewerSetup.exe” -s
  7. Press Enter

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

Software Title:Surpass Viewer
Vendor:BTL Group LTD
Architecture:x86_x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:"Surpass ViewerSetup.exe" -s
Silent Uninstall Switch:"%LocalAppData%\SurpassViewer\Update.exe" --uninstall -s
Download Link:https://viewer.surpass.com/
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/surpass-viewer-install-and-uninstall-powershell/

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

Suppress Surpass Viewer EULA

  • Open Notepad or your favorite text editor
  • Add the following lines:
{
  "isEulaAccepted": true
}
  • Save the file to C:\Downloads\ and name it: userProperties.json
  • Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  • Navigate to the C:\Downloads\ folder
  • Enter the following command to copy the userProperties.json to “C:\Users\%Username%\AppData\Roaming\Surpass Viewer”:
xcopy /y ".\userProperties.json" "%AppData%\Surpass Viewer\"

How to Uninstall Surpass Viewer Silently

Check out the Surpass Viewer Install and Uninstall (PowerShell) post for a scripted solution.

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

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Surpass Viewer Silent Uninstall (EXE)

"%LocalAppData%\SurpassViewer\Update.exe" --uninstall -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.

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