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#1 docjay

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Posted 05 April 2004 - 11:56 PM

Is there anyway to do a silent install with SmartFTP ?? I need to include this program with my WinXP CD that is totally automated. I am going to have my regged SmartFTP copy installed along with some others of mine. The installer is a nullsoft installer.. I tried the /S switch which kinda helps out but I am still prompted to hit 'next' to continue the installation.

Are they are other switches I can use with SmartFTP to get the program and the license key installed silently?

Please post a reply SmartFTP moderator!!

Thank you

Jamie

#2 mb

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Posted 06 April 2004 - 08:22 AM

Hello ...

You can use the MSI setup and the cab files for a silent installation. You shouldnt use the NSI (nullsoft) setup for this purpose.

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Posted 06 April 2004 - 01:33 PM

Hey,

you mean the SFTPMSI.exe that you initially download for the installation? That even has an ICON for nullsoft.. please tell me if I should just extract it and what switches to use.

Thanks!

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Posted 06 April 2004 - 07:35 PM

Hello ...

The SFTPMSI.exe or SFTPFull.exe is a NSI setup which extracts the files from the MSI setup. The MSI installation files are copied to c:Program FilesSmartFTP Setup Files
These are the files necessary for the MSI setup.

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#5 docjay

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Posted 06 April 2004 - 07:55 PM

kewl, got it.. you the man.. I should have checked there 1st -

Thanks for the tip


Jamie