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Cannot uninstall Python 3.8.1 silently using MSIEXEC

I initially deployed Python 3.8.1 in our org (through WSUS Package Publisher if relevant) using the MSI's found here. I installed these MSI's using WSUS Package Publisher with the following command ...
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MDT Application Installs within LiteTocuh.vbs but not initial deployment

Ok I am having a weird issue with MDT. I have an application that I am trying to install with a batch file. This application requires a .iss file to be silently installed. Here is what the batch file ...
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Remote silent uninstall of NVDA

I deployed NVDA (https://www.nvaccess.org/) to Windows 10 machines using --install-silent, but now need to uninstall the software. There is an uninstall.exe in the program file, but it doesn't appear ...
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Full Silent Uninstall of Tomcat on Windows

When running the silent uninstall command: "C:\Program Files\Apache Software Foundation\Tomcat 8.5\Uninstall.exe" /S -ServiceName="Tomcat8" Tomcat is uninstalled but it leaves behind a bunch of ...
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SCAP compliance checker 4.2 silent install switch not working

I am attempting to silently install SCAP compliance checker 4.2 for Windows. SCAP is found here: https://iase.disa.mil/stigs/scap/Pages/index.aspx Based on the documentation, I use the /S switch but ...
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How to do an unattended / silent CPAN install / setup

Is there a simple, backward-compatible way to install a Perl module silently using CPAN? PERL_MM_USE_DEFAULT doesn't work for older versions that don't detect a default continent; CPAN will just loop ...
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Install Application using a batch file [closed]

I work at a company and I have to write a script that silently installs applications to thousands of users. I know how to do that but the only problem is this specific application has certain things ...
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Silent uninstall of Lenovo ThinkVantage System Update

Need to rollout the newest Lenovo ThinkVantage System Update (v5.06.0034) via SCCM 2012. I want this update to supersede all lower versions and for that I need to uninstall those previous version ...
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SQL Server 2012 Express - silent installation.

I am failing to silently install SQL Server 2012 Express (Advanced). I followed the guidance and this is my command: Setup.exe /q /ACTION=Install /FEATURES=SQL,Tools /INSTANCENAME=MSSQLSERVER /...
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Silently uninstall using msiexec without closing explorer.exe

I am trying to use the msi uninstaller to uninstall inventor 2011 but doing it silently causes explorer to close and not restart. I have a VB script from Autodesk that will work however it is not ...
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Automate HP ProtectTools using MDT

Our company is currently using HP ProtectTools to perform Drive Encryption on our HP laptops. I recently built an MDT 2012 Deployment Share to automate our imaging process and would like to find a way ...
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iSCSI NAS supporting VMware Esxi 5.1 servers in a software development environment [closed]

I would like to build (or purchase) the smallest, quietest most energy efficient servers that I can for a low demand environment. These would only have a small disk for guest swap files, a CPU (XEON ...
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Monit runs exec action too often

I've written a script which sends me an sms notification. I call with exec action in monit test. It works, but I'm getting overwhelmed by messages. Is there a way to suppress sending subsequent ...
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Silently install/add a print queue to a Windows client

Does anyone know how I can silently install/add a print queue to a Windows client? The clients are 32-bit Windows XP connecting to a Windows 2008 R2 print server, and I tried using the following ...
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Silently Installing the Windows Genuine Advantage Tool

I need to be able to silently download and install Windows Genuine Advantage. Where can I download it and What is the command line for silent installation? I am surprised it's so hard to find this ...
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Completely silent robocopy

I'm trying to robocopy some files silently. Right now, I have robocopy putting everything into a log file, which is fine, but after it finished, Log File: C:\<logfiledestination> is printed. My ...
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Apache windows uninstall path?

I'm trying to find the path of the uninstall file for Apache 2.2. I can see it in Add/Remove Programs, and tried to find the uninstall path in the registry under HKLM\software\microsoft\windows\...
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Install Silently CCleaner without Chrome

Im building an AutoIt script and I want to run the installation of CCleaner in silent mode ("ccleaner_installer.exe /S") but this installs Google Chrome by default, which I DONT want. What could I do? ...
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Deploy MSI silently - Cisco CAD Client Configuration

Deploy a MSI using Group Policy. Sounds easy right? This MSI (CAD Client Configuration.msi) prompts for the IP address of our UCCX server. Most MSI's I have dealt with I can install silently uisng /...
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OpenOffice 3.3.0 silent installation through SCCM

I'm trying to perform a installation of OpenOffice 3.3.0 so that we can distribute it through SMS on our Windows clients. I found an article on the OpenOffice wiki on how to perform such ...
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How do I silently mount AFP shares on OS X 10.5 clients?

I can add the share to the login startup items, but it always pops open Finder. I want the AFP share to mount silently. This is in a Mac computer lab with the Macs joined to AD.
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Plone e-mail silently fails

I'm new to Linux and Plone. I installed Plone 4.0.2 on CentOS 5.5 and while everything else seems to work well enough (I got repozo working for backups today, for instance) Plone doesn't seem to be ...
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Automating silent software deployments on Solaris 10

Essentially, the question I'd like to ask is related to the automation of software package deployments on Solaris 10. Specifically, I have a set of software components in tar files that run as daemon ...
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Silent registry changes on Windows 7

I apologize if this is listed elsewhere, but I truly couldn't find it. Does anyone know how to silently modify registry keys in Windows 7? I've tried running regedit with the /S command line switch, ...
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Run a batch file silently, executed at remote desktop login

In our office we are using Linux thin client machines, they work very well except the lack of IE, which is a pain because the corporations we deal with are too stupid to update their web apps (no ...
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Get robocopy to copy completely silently

Is it possible to run robocopy in some sort of "completely silent" mode?
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How do you install ClearCase 7.1 on a Unix-based server with no GUI and no internet?

The challenges set by the ClearCase 7.1 installation process are multiple: The installation for Unix has been changed (no more './install_server' script): a unified GUI-based Java tool is used, both ...
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Silent Install of MSI

What is the command line to silently install an MSI file?
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How can you perform a silent gui installation, whilst server is logged off?

I create silent software installation packages for customers. This is pretty straight forward if the installation is a simple file dump, or add service and start; but a lot more difficult if customer ...
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Oracle 11g silent install on Linux CentOS 5.2 x86-32 fails on database creation

After reading the Linux installation guide for Oracle 11g, taking particular note of the pre-installation requirements; I have been able to record a response file for a silent installation based off a ...
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InstallShield Silent Installation

I am attempting to put together a package for the silent (no user interaction) install and uninstall of an application using InstallShield. I did not create this application and don't have access to ...
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Cheap, silent and not power greedy server [closed]

I am going to buy a home server. For some database, file storage, backups etc. Maybe in future I'll put some Java server (like glassfish) there. I want it to be cheap, silent and not consuming much ...
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