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Tecia

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Who know it?
thx
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i use

absetup.exe /S

it will bring an error, but it works...

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it worked for me but w/ out the error.

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What version were you installing when you didn't get the error? :)

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w/ doesn't work... i have last version 8.02 build 112
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I just emailed the author and asked him if anything could be done. We'll see what he says (if anything).

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Set WshShell = WScript.CreateObject("WScript.Shell")

'uruchomienie instalacji
WshShell.Run app & "absetup.exe"
WScript.Sleep 2500
WshShell.SendKeys "N"
WScript.Sleep 500
WshShell.SendKeys "%A"
WScript.Sleep 500
WshShell.SendKeys "N"
WScript.Sleep 500
'odznaczanie menu w starcie
WshShell.SendKeys "{TAB}"
WshShell.SendKeys "{TAB}"
WshShell.SendKeys "{ }"
WshShell.SendKeys "N"
WScript.Sleep 500
'odznaczenie skrotow
WshShell.SendKeys "{TAB}"
WshShell.SendKeys "{TAB}"
WshShell.SendKeys "{ }"
WshShell.SendKeys "I"
'start kopiowania
WScript.Sleep 5000
WshShell.SendKeys "{TAB}"
WshShell.SendKeys "{ }"
WshShell.SendKeys "F"
WScript.Sleep 500

WScript.Quit
I use this vbs script.
Sorry for my English ;-)

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How works vb script? i create a new file .vbs? and in the batch file what command i have to use for run vbs script?
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Call the vbs by type the path to the file followed by the filename

eg: %systemdrive%\install\apps\avant\avant.vbs

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i have an error...
i put avant.vbs in:
c:\install\Applications\AvantBrowser\
in avant.vbs directory there's absetup.exe

my cmd:
CLS
@echo off
ECHO.
ECHO Installing Avant Browser 8.02 build 112
ECHO Please wait...
start /wait %systemdrive%\install\Applications\AvantBrowser\avant.vbs
ECHO.
EXIT

if i run cmd i have the error
if i run avant.vbs i have no error
why?
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up :)
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I just emailed the author and asked him if anything could be done.  We'll see what he says (if anything).

Is he says something?
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Not yet. The page said he's very busy and it might be awhile before he gets around to responding.

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up :)
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I posted a message on their forum and they said AB installer doesnt support any silent install.

And I dont understand that vbs script ? what does it suppose to do ? :)

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Hello all. Avant is one of my favorite broswers also. I was a little dissappointed not to find a switch for a silent install. But as KonuS posted, using the vbs script is kinda nice. I had to alter it a little to fit my ver. but it work at least for me when I was testing it on my box. I tried it once on my very first install but I had an typing error. :) . Anyways heres the one I edited from his to get mine to work.

---------------------------------Begin Code--------------------------------------------
Set WshShell = WScript.CreateObject("WScript.Shell")

'To Simulate Keystrokes
WshShell.Run app & "avant.exe"
WScript.Sleep 2500
WshShell.SendKeys "{ENTER}"
WScript.Sleep 500
WshShell.SendKeys "{ENTER}"
WScript.Sleep 500
WshShell.SendKeys "{ENTER}"
WScript.Sleep 500
WshShell.SendKeys "{TAB}"
WshShell.SendKeys "{TAB}"
WScript.Sleep 500
WshShell.SendKeys " "
WScript.Sleep 2000
WshShell.SendKeys "{TAB}"
WshShell.SendKeys "{TAB}"
WshShell.SendKeys "{TAB}"
WshShell.SendKeys "{TAB}"
WScript.Sleep 2500
WshShell.SendKeys "{ENTER}"
WScript.Sleep 2500
WshShell.SendKeys "{ENTER}"
WshShell.SendKeys "{TAB}"
WshShell.SendKeys " "
WScript.Sleep 2500
WshShell.SendKeys "{TAB}"
WshShell.SendKeys "{TAB}"
WshShell.SendKeys "{ENTER}"

WScript.Quit
---------------------------------End Code--------------------------------------------
Just copy and paste that in notepad and save it as "Avant.vbs".

BTW, I love this site. All the guides are right on the money. I got my CD ready in a matter hours really. And it ran ran almost flawlessy Runoncex and all.(If it wasnt for my bad typing, I think it wouldve been).

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I modified No1spec's avant.vbs file to work with Avant 9.01.113. I guess they changed the prompts a bit. Since I use a launch bar (Winbar) I don't place any shortcuts on the desktop or quicklaunch bar. In addition, I don't add a Start Menu entry either. Here is the documented code. Modify it down to fit your needs. The delay's are a little long but should work on most systems.

Thanks to No1spec for his great help in making Avant work for me in my unattended install.

Here is the code:
_______________Begin Code________________________________


Set WshShell = WScript.CreateObject("WScript.Shell")

'To Simulate Keystrokes
WshShell.Run app & "avant.exe"
WScript.Sleep 2500

'Agree to license agreement
WshShell.SendKeys "{ENTER}"
WScript.Sleep 1000

'Accept default destination folder
WshShell.SendKeys "{ENTER}"
WScript.Sleep 1000

'Deselect creating Start Menu folder
WshShell.SendKeys "{TAB}"
WScript.Sleep 500
WshShell.SendKeys "{TAB}"
WScript.Sleep 500
WshShell.SendKeys " "
WScript.Sleep 500
WshShell.SendKeys "{TAB}"
WScript.Sleep 500
WshShell.SendKeys "{TAB}"
WScript.Sleep 500
WshShell.SendKeys "{ENTER}"
WScript.Sleep 500

'Deselect desktop-quick-start shortcuts
WshShell.SendKeys " "
WScript.Sleep 500
WshShell.SendKeys "{TAB}"
WScript.Sleep 500
WshShell.SendKeys " "
WScript.Sleep 500
WshShell.SendKeys "{TAB}"
WScript.Sleep 500
WshShell.SendKeys "{TAB}"
WScript.Sleep 500
WshShell.SendKeys "{TAB}"
WScript.Sleep 500
WshShell.SendKeys "{ENTER}"
WScript.Sleep 3000

'Installing Program...Prompt to install Roboform (not selected)
WshShell.SendKeys "{ENTER}"
WScript.Sleep 1000

WshShell.SendKeys " "
WScript.Sleep 1000
WshShell.SendKeys "{TAB}"
WScript.Sleep 1000
WshShell.SendKeys "{TAB}"
WScript.Sleep 1000
WshShell.SendKeys "{ENTER}"
WScript.Sleep 1000

WScript.Quit

________________End Code_________________________

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thanks for the vbs script, i have 1 question tho, anyway 2 hide the installation progress?
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I just installed the latest Avant Browser (9.02 build 26) using the following command line:
absetup.exe /S
Note that the /S must be capitalized, and even though this uses the Nullsoft NSIS installer, none of the other switches I tried have worked (e.g. /D=directory). Using the /S, it shows no window or progress of any kind, and it installed successfully with no user interaction.

Of course it installs with all the default options selected (i.e. installs in %ProgramFiles%\Avant Browser, creates desktop and QuickLaunch icons etc), but since the installer itself doesn't give you too many other options, I didn't have a problem with this. I can always delete icons manually in a script etc.

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/S works fine for me too.

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Wow, I have 2 stars by my name now. Finally a "member". I'm so happy. :rolleyes: :)

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Or you can use the $OEM$ means of installing Avant Browser. All you have to do is install Avant Browser as normal and get it to create a shortcut on your desktop.

Now go to the c:/Program Files and then copy the folder Avant Browser to $Progs under $OEM$. When unattended installing XP, this will also install Avant Browser. As well. No registry is needed for Avant Browser.

Place the shortcut in the $DOCS\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\ so it will be in the Start Menu after installing XP.

Yes, this works. Avant Browser will generate a new profile for the current user in C:\Documents and Settings\name\Application Data\Avant Browser and set it up for the user.

Pros: No setup required, thus no adding to batch file required, thus saving you time.

Cons: Requires you to perform the above steps for each new version of Avant Browser.

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Another sort-of con: manual uninstall necessary (although it can be done with script)

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For avant browser, and many other IE-shells (browsers), the best and quickest way to install unattended would be the one Winxptwker describes above.
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