TI Connect Silent Install (How-To Guide)

TI Connect is an application available from Texas Instruments that allows users to transfer files between a TI graphing calculator and a computer via a link cable. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of TI Connect from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install TI Connect Silently

TI Connect Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://education.ti.com/en/products/computer-software/ti-connect-sw
  2. Download the TI-Connect-w.x.y.z.exe 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: TI-Connect-w.x.y.z.exe /qn
  6. Press Enter

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

Software Title:TI Connect
Vendor:Texas Instruments Inc.
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:TI-Connect-w.x.y.z.exe /qn
Silent Uninstall Switch:TI-Connect-w.x.y.z.exe /qn /x
Download Link:https://education.ti.com/en/products/computer-software/ti-connect-sw
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/ti-connect-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

Create a TI Connect Installation Log File

The TI Connect installer offer 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.

TI Connect Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

TI-Connect-w.x.y.z.exe /qn /L*v "%WINDIR%\Temp\TIConnect-Install.log"

How to Uninstall TI Connect Silently

Check out the TI Connect 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 set of commands:

TI Connect Silent Uninstall (EXE)

TI-Connect-w.x.y.z.exe /qn /x
C:\PROGRA~1\DIFX\1E5F57120B769A13\dpinst.exe /u C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\tiehdusb.inf_amd64_17f0d5450b8d64b6\tiehdusb.inf /s
C:\PROGRA~1\DIFX\1E5F57120B769A13\dpinst.exe /u C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\silvrlnk.inf_amd64_078e67552d8149ff\silvrlnk.inf /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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