Silent install without reboot

Daniel Atallah datallah at pidgin.im
Tue Apr 10 11:08:22 EDT 2012


On Tue, Apr 10, 2012 at 08:47, Rose, Derek <DRose at iso-ne.com> wrote:
> Hi List,
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> I’m trying to create a silent install for Pidgin 2.10.3, and having an issue
> with reboots.  I’m using this command:
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> pidgin-2.10.3-offline.exe /DS=1 /SMS=1 /S
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> The install works fine, but if you run it on a machine with no previous
> components, it prompts you to restart the system.  You can hit cancel to not
> reboot, and the program works fine.  Looking to automate this for deployment
> and keep it silent, I’d like a way to suppress this reboot.

That's odd - the installer shouldn't prompt for reboot at all, I don't
believe it ever has.
Are you sure that it is the Pidgin installer that's responsible for
the reboot request?

-D



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