TablePlus Silent Install (How-To Guide)

TablePlus is a modern, native, and friendly GUI tool for relational databases including MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQLite & more. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of TablePlus from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install TablePlus Silently

TablePlus Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Download the TablePlus Windows Installer
  2. Download the EXE 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:
    • TablePlusSetup.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
  6. Press Enter

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

Software Title:TablePlus
Vendor:TablePlus, Inc.
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:TablePlusSetup.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch:"%ProgramFiles%\TablePlus\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Download Link:

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 TablePlus installer offers the option to generate a log file during installation to assist with troubleshooting should any problems arise. You can use the following commands to create a verbose log file with details about the installation.

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TablePlus (EXE) Silent Install with Logging

TablePlusSetup.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /LOG="%WINDIR%\Temp\TablePlus-Install.log"

Change Default Installation Directory

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

TablePlusSetup.exe /DIR=C:\TablePlus /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

Exclude Desktop Shortcut During TablePlus Install

The TablePlus installer creates a desktop shortcut by default. If you don’t want the desktop shortcut, then you can run the following command line switches to exclude it.

TablePlusSetup.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /MERGETASKS=!desktopicon

Disable TablePlus Auto Update Check

By default, TablePlus will prompt the user after launching the application a few times if they want to check for updates automatically. To prevent this popup, you can add the following registry keys.

  • Run the following commands once for each user
REG ADD "HKCU\SOFTWARE\TablePlus\TablePlus\WinSparkle" /v DidRunOnce /t REG_SZ /d 1 /f
REG ADD "HKCU\SOFTWARE\TablePlus\TablePlus\WinSparkle" /v CheckForUpdates /t REG_SZ /d 0 /f

How to Uninstall TablePlus Silently

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

TablePlus (EXE) Silent Uninstall

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

TablePlus (EXE) Silent Uninstall with Logging

"%ProgramFiles%\TablePlus\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /LOG="%WINDIR%\Temp\TablePlus-Uninstall.log"

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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