XMeters Silent Install (How-To Guide)

XMeters is a system monitoring tool for Windows that provides real-time information about various system metrics. It can display information such as CPU usage, memory usage, disk activity, and network activity in a customizable and visually appealing way. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of XMeters from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install XMeters Silently

XMeters Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://entropy6.com/xmeters/downloads/XMetersSetup.exe
  2. Download the XMetersSetup.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:
XMetersSetup.exe /install /quiet /norestart

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

Software Title:XMeters
Vendor:Entropy6
Architecture:x86_x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:XMetersSetup.exe /install /quiet /norestart
Silent Uninstall Switch:XMetersSetup.exe /uninstall /quiet /norestart
Repair Command:XMetersSetup.exe /repair /quiet /norestart
Download Link:XMeters Download
PowerShell Script:XMeters | PowerShell Script
Detection Script:XMeters | Custom Detection Script

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 XMeters Installation Log File

The XMeters 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.

XMeters Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

XMetersSetup.exe /install /quiet /norestart /log "%WINDIR%\Temp\XMeters-Install.log"

How to Uninstall XMeters Silently

Check out the following posts for a scripted solution:

XMeters Install and Uninstall (PowerShell)
XMeters Silent Uninstall (PowerShell)
  1. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  2. Enter the following command:

XMeters Silent Uninstall (EXE)

XMetersSetup.exe /uninstall /quiet /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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