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    Is it possible to run Aleph GUI de-installation (unwise32.exe) in silent mode?

    • Article Type: Q&A
    • Product: Aleph
    • Product Version: 21, 22, 23


    Is it possible to run Aleph GUI de-installation (unwise32.exe) in silent mode?


    You are able to run unwise.exe in command line using /S option.
    Please note – the log file name must be send in the command line! (see below)

    Uninstall Command Line Options
    You can apply the following command line options to the WiseScript Express uninstall executable file, unwise.exe or unwise32.exe.
    • /Z
    Removes empty directories, including the one containing Unwise.
    • /A
    Automatic mode. The Wise splash screen appears on the destination computer, and the uninstall proceeds immediately with no end user choices, except for questions about uninstalling shared files.
    • /S
    Silent mode. The uninstall proceeds silently with no splash screen, no dialogs, and no end user choices.
    • /R
    Rollback mode.
    • /U
    Removes the Select Uninstall Method dialog, which means the end user does not see options for a custom, automatic, or repair uninstall.
    When you use command line options for the uninstall program, you must send it the path to the log file as a parameter. It must be the log file that is in the same folder as unwise.exe. If the path to the log file contains spaces, it must be surrounded by quotation marks.
    "C:\Program Files\Application\UNWISE.EXE" /A "C:\Program Files\Application\INSTALL.LOG" Application Uninstall

    *For Windows 10* : 

    C:\AL500_23.2\unwise32.exe /Z /A C:\AL500_23.2\INSTALL.LOG


    Category: Installation & Upgrades (500) - ALEPH

    Subject: Removal - ALEPH

    • Article last edited: 11/26/2013