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How do I install software that does not support silent installation?
Desktop Central requires the software that is being installed does not wait for any user inputs during installation. This means that only software that supports silent installation can be installed directly using Desktop Central. However, there might be cases where you would require to install software that does not support silent installation. You can use AutoIT scripts to install software that does not support silent installation.
Steps to Install Applications that does not support Silent Installation
Tips for writing the script
After creating the script, try to install the application in any local computer using the command AutoIt3A.exe <script-name.au3>. You will see the popup coming and disappearing on their own and will get completed without any input/action from the user.
Once you are able to install your software, you can use the same command as the Installation Command with Switches/Arguments in Desktop Central Add Package screen. While adding the package, ensure that all the three - AutoIt3A.exe, the script (script-name.au3), and the application exe are in the same location. Given below are the steps to add the package: