UltraDefrag Silent Install (How-To Guide)


UltraDefrag is a disk defragmentation utility for Microsoft Windows. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of UltraDefrag from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install UltraDefrag Silently

UltraDefrag Silent Install (EXE) for 32-bit Systems

  1. Download the UltraDefrag 32-bit Installer
  2. Download the 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:
    • ultradefrag-x.x.x.bin.i386.exe /S /FULL=1
  6. Press Enter

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

Software Title:UltraDefrag 32-bit
Vendor:UltraDefrag Development Team
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:ultradefrag-x.x.x.bin.i386.exe /S /FULL=1
Silent Uninstall Switch:"%ProgramFiles%\UltraDefrag\uninstall.exe" /S
Download Link:https://sourceforge.net/projects/ultradefrag/files/stable-release/

UltraDefrag Silent Install (EXE) for 64-bit Systems

  1. Download the UltraDefrag 64-bit Installer
  2. Download the 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:
    • ultradefrag-x.x.x.bin.amd64.exe /S /FULL=1
  6. Press Enter

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

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Software Title:UltraDefrag 64-bit
Vendor:UltraDefrag Development Team
Architecture:x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:ultradefrag-x.x.x.bin.amd64.exe /S /FULL=1
Silent Uninstall Switch:"%ProgramFiles%\UltraDefrag\uninstall.exe" /S
Download Link:https://sourceforge.net/projects/ultradefrag/files/stable-release/

The information above provides a quick overview of the software title, vendor, silent install, and silent uninstall switches. The download link provided take you directly to the vendors website. Continue reading if you are interested in additional details and configurations.


Additional Configurations

Install the Console and Boot Time Interfaces Only

UltraDefrag (EXE) for 32-bit Systems

ultradefrag-x.x.x.bin.i386.exe /S /MICRO=1

UltraDefrag (EXE) for 64-bit Systems

ultradefrag-x.x.x.bin.amd64.exe /S /MICRO=1

Remove the Graphical Interface

UltraDefrag (EXE) for 32-bit Systems with Graphical Interface Removed

ultradefrag-x.x.x.bin.i386.exe /S /GUI=0

UltraDefrag (EXE) for 64-bit Systems with Graphical Interface Removed

ultradefrag-x.x.x.bin.amd64.exe /S /GUI=0

Remove the Console Interface

UltraDefrag (EXE) for 32-bit Systems with Console Interface Removed

ultradefrag-x.x.x.bin.i386.exe /S /CONSOLE=0

UltraDefrag (EXE) for 64-bit Systems with Console Interface Removed

ultradefrag-x.x.x.bin.amd64.exe /S /CONSOLE=0

Remove the Boot Time Interface

UltraDefrag (EXE) for 32-bit Systems with Boot Time Interface Removed

ultradefrag-x.x.x.bin.i386.exe /S /BOOT=0

UltraDefrag (EXE) for 64-bit Systems with Boot Time Interface Removed

ultradefrag-x.x.x.bin.amd64.exe /S /BOOT=0

Remove the Help Handbook

UltraDefrag (EXE) for 32-bit Systems with Help Handbook Removed

ultradefrag-x.x.x.bin.i386.exe /S /HELP=0

UltraDefrag (EXE) for 64-bit Systems with Help Handbook Removed

ultradefrag-x.x.x.bin.amd64.exe /S /HELP=0

Remove the Explorer Context Menu Handler

UltraDefrag (EXE) for 32-bit Systems with No Context Menu

ultradefrag-x.x.x.bin.i386.exe /S /SHELLEXTENSION=0

UltraDefrag (EXE) for 64-bit Systems with No Context Menu

ultradefrag-x.x.x.bin.amd64.exe /S /SHELLEXTENSION=0

Remove the UltraDefrag Desktop Icon

UltraDefrag (EXE) for 32-bit Systems with No Desktop Icon

ultradefrag-x.x.x.bin.i386.exe /S /DESKTOPICON=0

UltraDefrag (EXE) for 64-bit Systems with No Desktop Icon

ultradefrag-x.x.x.bin.amd64.exe /S /DESKTOPICON=0

Disable Usage Tracking

UltraDefrag (EXE) for 32-bit Systems with Usage Tracking Disabled

ultradefrag-x.x.x.bin.i386.exe /S /DISABLE_USAGE_TRACKING=1

UltraDefrag (EXE) for 64-bit Systems with Usage Tracking Disabled

ultradefrag-x.x.x.bin.amd64.exe /S /DISABLE_USAGE_TRACKING=1

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 UltraDefrag to “C:\UltraDefrag”

UltraDefrag (EXE) for 32-bit Systems

ultradefrag-x.x.x.bin.i386.exe /S /D=C:\UltraDefrag

UltraDefrag (EXE) for 64-bit Systems

ultradefrag-x.x.x.bin.amd64.exe /S /D=C:\UltraDefrag

How to Uninstall UltraDefrag Silently

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

UltraDefrag Silent Uninstall (EXE)

"%ProgramFiles%\UltraDefrag\uninstall.exe" /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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