Free Tool: Install Software Remotely (EXE Installer)

Silently install EXE-packaged software from the Cloud on multiple remote computers without using Group Policy


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Install Software Remotely (EXE Installer)   Silently install EXE-packaged software from the Cloud on multiple remote computers without using Group Policy

If you are looking for a script to install .exe silently on multiple computers without deploying exe via GPO (after converting exe to msi for GPO), Action1 can help. Use this free cloud-based tool to perform silent installations of exe without any hassles of Group Policy, command line tools line WMIC or using any silent install exe batch files.

This action launches installation of a generic software package to install EXE software. The package is specified by either a UNC path (such a \server\distrib\package.exe) or URL (such as The Wait Time parameter controls how many seconds to wait for installation completion before displaying results. The installation is performed under a Local System account you have specify certain parameters to make sure it runs in quiet mode without showing any user prompts (such as /silent or /quiet). For package-specific parameters that enable quiet mode, download URLs and other technical information, you can refer to IT Ninja Software Library or just Google for "packagename quiet install switches". Example of switches for Skype: "/VERYSILENT /SP- /NOCANCEL /NORESTART /SUPPRESSMSGBOXES /NOLAUNCH"

For installation of MSI packages, please use another action called "Install Software Remotely (MSI Package)".

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Control network using plain English from the Cloud. Such as type "deploy MSI" or "show missing patches".
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Install Software Remotely (EXE Installer)

Related Alerts and Reports:

Install Software Remotely (MSI Package)
    Remotely install software over network. Deploy MSI software on multiple computers without using Group Policy.
Run Application with Command Line
    Remotely execute program on multiple endpoints. Similar to psexec remote command, but controlled from the Cloud.
Uninstall Software Remotely
    Remotely uninstall software on multiple computers at once from the Cloud

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