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zoobooboozoo

AVG (any version) switch!simple silent install!

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NO NEED TO EXTRUCT

NO NEED TO DO ANYTHING UNUSUALL

NO NEED TO CREATE ANY OTHER FILES

NO NEED TO.... :P

The switch is :thumbup

/HIDE

so put this in the ****.cmd:

ECHO.
ECHO Please wait...
start /wait %systemdrive%\install\Applications\AVG\avg70t_271a363.exe /HIDE

***change the path in the CODE to your path if it is different!

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Great I'm sure people would appreciate this. I have seen so many people asking for this. Good job zoobooboozoo.

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Members: i saw 30 enters! so let's say 10 pepole so and try it/it helped them

post replies so we will know opinions and stuff...

Moderators: this is a very easy...simple way so please put it in a sticky so everyone can always see it/have no trouble finding it.

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Will it work on the free version six as well? Im presently using autoit.

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Glad i found this post. I tried the switch and it worked!!! yeah but it still ask me for the serial number. Using AVG 6 free version. Any help greatly appreaciated

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I did it slightly differently, using an "avgsetup.ini" file which contains the licence number:

HIDE:
DONT_START_APPS:
NO_WELCOME:
NO_AVGW_STARTUP:
QUIT_IF_INSTALLED:
LOG: "C:\AVG7INST.LOG"
TARGET_DIR: "C:\Program Files\AVG7"
NAME: "my name here"
COMPANY: "my company here"
LICNO: "my-free-licence-code-here"

This is how it is called from postinst.cmd:

start /w %systemdrive%\Install\AVG\avgsetup.exe /script_file %systemdrive%\Install\AVG\avgsetup.ini

And this is the clever bit, to update it immediately after installation, assuming you have Internet connectivity:

start /w %systemdrive%\Install\AVG\avginetl.exe /UPDATE_AVG

"avginetl.exe" is extracted from the "AVG Admin" tool from Grisoft's website - http://www.grisoft.com/us/us_dwnl7.php?ver=8 - a command line tool to perform an update, as I couldn't figure out a way to initiate one without a pop-up prompt with the standard EXEs.

As far as I know this only works for v7.0 (beta), I think the switches are a little different for v6.x.

I don't know if this means you can use the entries in the script file as switches on the command line (e.g. avgsetup.exe /HIDE /DONT_START_APP /LICNO "licence-code"), but I find it a little tidier to keep these things out of the batch file anyway.

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Yeah I cant get it to work with the free version of 6 anyone know how

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For some reason hiether the /HIDE switch or the ini version work for me using AVG7 free.

any other suggestions?

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