TranslatorX Silent Install (How-To Guide)


TranslatorX is a troubleshooting tool that allows you to quickly parse through trace files from a variety of Cisco Collaboration products and search for SIP, Q.931, H.225, SCCP (Skinny), or MGCP messages. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of TranslatorX from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install TranslatorX Silently

TranslatorX Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://translatorx.org/updates/TranslatorX_win.zip
  2. Download the TranslatorX_win.zip to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  3. Extract the TranslatorX.exe using 7-Zip to 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: TranslatorX.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
  7. Press Enter

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

Software Title:TranslatorX
Vendor:Paul Giralt
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:TranslatorX.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch (32-bit System)"%ProgramFiles%\TranslatorX\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch (64-bit System)"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\TranslatorX\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Download Link:https://translatorx.org/updates/TranslatorX_win.zip
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/translatorx-install-and-uninstall-powershell/
Detection Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/create-a-custom-detection-script-for-translatorx-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 TranslatorX Installation Log File

The TranslatorX 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.

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TranslatorX Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

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

Change the TranslatorX Default Installation Directory

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

TranslatorX.exe /DIR="C:\TranslatorX" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

Include the TranslatorX Desktop Shortcut During Install

The TranslatorX 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.

TranslatorX Silent Install (EXE) with Desktop Shortcut

TranslatorX.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /MERGETASKS=desktopicon

Suppress TranslatorX End User License Agreement (EULA)

  • Open Notepad or your favorite text editor
  • Add the following lines:
{
    "EulaAccepted": true
}
  • Save the file to C:\Downloads and name it: TranslatorX.pref
  • 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:
xcopy /y ".\TranslatorX.pref" "%AppData%\TranslatorX\"

How to Uninstall TranslatorX Silently

Check out the following posts for a scripted solution:

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TranslatorX Silent Uninstall (PowerShell)
  1. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  2. Enter one of the following commands:

TranslatorX Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 32-bit System

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

TranslatorX Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 64-bit System

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\TranslatorX\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.

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