XML Copy Editor Silent Install (How-To Guide)


XML Copy Editor is a fast, free, validating XML editor. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of XML Copy Editor from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install XML Copy Editor Silently

XML Copy Editor 32-bit Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://xml-copy-editor.sourceforge.io/
  2. Select Download (Win32)
  3. Download the xmlcopyeditor-x.y.z-x86-install.exe to a folder created at (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:
    • xmlcopyeditor-x.y.z-x86-install.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /ALLUSERS
  7. Press Enter

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

Software Title:XML Copy Editor (32-bit)
Vendor:Zane U. Ji
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:xmlcopyeditor-x.y.z-x86-install.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /ALLUSERS
Silent Uninstall Switch (32-bit System)"%ProgramFiles%\XML Copy Editor\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch (64-bit System)"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\XML Copy Editor\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Download Link:https://xml-copy-editor.sourceforge.io/

XML Copy Editor 64-bit Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://xml-copy-editor.sourceforge.io/
  2. Select Download (Win64)
  3. Download the xmlcopyeditor-x.y.z-x64-install.exe to a folder created at (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:
    • xmlcopyeditor-x.y.z-x64-install.exe /DIR="%ProgramFiles(x86)%\XML Copy Editor" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /ALLUSERS
  7. Press Enter

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

Software Title:XML Copy Editor (64-bit)
Vendor:Zane U. Ji
Architecture:x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:xmlcopyeditor-x.y.z-x64-install.exe /DIR="%ProgramFiles(x86)%\XML Copy Editor" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /ALLUSERS
Silent Uninstall Switch:"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\XML Copy Editor\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Download Link:https://xml-copy-editor.sourceforge.io/

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 an Installation Log File

The XML Copy Editor 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.

XML Copy Editor 32-bit Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

xmlcopyeditor-x.y.z-x86-install.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /ALLUSERS /LOG="%WINDIR%\Temp\XMLCopyEditor-Install.log"

XML Copy Editor 64-bit Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

xmlcopyeditor-x.y.z-x64-install.exe /DIR="%ProgramFiles(x86)%\XML Copy Editor" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /ALLUSERS /LOG="%WINDIR%\Temp\XMLCopyEditor-Install.log"

Include Desktop Shortcut During Install

The XML Copy Editor 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.

XML Copy Editor 32-bit Silent Install (EXE) with Desktop Shortcut

xmlcopyeditor-x.y.z-x86-install.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /ALLUSERS /MERGETASKS=desktopicon

XML Copy Editor 64-bit Silent Install (EXE) with Desktop Shortcut

xmlcopyeditor-x.y.z-x64-install.exe /DIR="%ProgramFiles(x86)%\XML Copy Editor" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /ALLUSERS /MERGETASKS=desktopicon

How to Uninstall XML Copy Editor Silently

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

XML Copy Editor Silent Uninstall (EXE)

"%ProgramFiles%\XML Copy Editor\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\XML Copy Editor\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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