Wise Folder Hider Silent Install (How-To Guide)

Wise Folder Hider is a free file and folder hiding tool. You can use it to hide files and folders on local partitions or removable devices. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Wise Folder Hider from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install Wise Folder Hider Silently

Wise Folder Hider Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://www.wisecleaner.com/wise-folder-hider-free.html
  2. Download the WFHSetup_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: WFHSetup_w.x.y.z.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
  6. Press Enter

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

Software Title:Wise Folder Hider
Vendor:WiseCleaner.com, Inc.
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:WFHSetup_w.x.y.z.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch (32-bit System)"%ProgramFiles%\Wise\Wise Folder Hider\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch (64-bit System)"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Wise\Wise Folder Hider\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Download Link:https://www.wisecleaner.com/wise-folder-hider-free.html
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/wise-folder-hider-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 Wise Folder Hider Installation Log File

The Wise Folder Hider 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.

Wise Folder Hider Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

WFHSetup_w.x.y.z.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /LOG="%WINDIR%\Temp\WiseFolderHider-Install.log"

Change the Wise Folder Hider Default Installation Directory

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

WFHSetup_w.x.y.z.exe /DIR="C:\Wise\Wise Folder Hider" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

How to Uninstall Wise Folder Hider Silently

Check out the Wise Folder Hider 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 one of the following commands:

Wise Folder Hider Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 32-bit Systems

"%ProgramFiles%\Wise\Wise Folder Hider\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

Wise Folder Hider Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 64-bit Systems

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Wise\Wise Folder Hider\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.

Jason Bergner

I am an accomplished Software Engineer at Patch My PC, leveraging more than 18 years of hands-on experience in Configuration Manager administration and application packaging. I am driven by a genuine passion for solving complex problems and consistently strive to discover innovative and effective solutions. Sharing my extensive knowledge of application deployments is a true joy for me, and I am honored to contribute to the community here at Silent Install HQ.

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