Actual Installer
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Actual Installer Help \ Command Line Parameters


Command line parameters (switches) are not case sensitive. Each path must be quoted if it contains spaces.

Command line parameters for Actual Installer (main file "actinst.exe"):

"Project File"
Opens the project file.

Example: "C:\Program Files (x86)\Actual Installer\actinst.exe" "C:\New Product.aip"

/S "Project File"
Opens and builds the project file in the silent mode. Then quits.

Example: "C:\Program Files (x86)\Actual Installer\actinst.exe" /S "C:\New Product.aip"

Command line parameters for Setup Program:

/S Uses the silent mode for the installation.

/N Skips checking system requirements and software prerequisites.

Example: "C:\MySetup.exe" /N

/D Sets Destination Folder.

Example: "C:\MySetup.exe" /D "C:\New Folder".
Variables can be used as parameters, e.g.: "C:\MySetup.exe" /D "C:\<AppName>"

/DFC The user is unable to change the Destination Folder.

/L Creates a log file of errors in "%TEMP%\AISETUPLOG.TXT"

/X Use this parameter to pass an additional info to the setup program and then use it during the installation.

Example: "C:\MySetup.exe" /X "ANYTEXT"
ANYTEXT will be stored in the <ExtraVar> variable, and it can be used anywhere in the setup.

Command line parameters for Uninstaller:

/S Uses the silent mode for uninstallation.

Example: "C:\Program Files (x86)\Actual Installer\Uninstall.exe" /S

Command line parameters for Actual Updater:

Please find it at Actual Updater tutorial.