How to install Backup4all using the command line parameters

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Jul 24, 2019

Backup4all 5.x - 8.x

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How to install Backup4all using the command line parameters

This article explains how to install and uninstall Backup4all using the command line parameters. Backup4all can be installed with various command line parameters that are useful when an unattended installation is needed.

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How to install Backup4all using the .exe setup

The parameters available are:

pInstallFolder – indicates the folder where Backup4all will be installed. By default is "Program Files (x86)"

pInstallLanguage – indicates the language to be used for installation. Example: en, fr, it, de, ro

pSettingsAvailableForCurrUser – specify if the settings will be set for current user or for all users Possible values:

  • Current User = 1
  • All Users = 0

pAutoStart – indicate if the application will be set to start at Windows Startup or not.

Possible values:

  • Enabled = 1
  • Disabled = 0

pShortcutDir – indicate the location of the folder where application shortcuts will be created.

pSendTelemetry - indicate if you want the application to send anonymous usage statistics

Possible values:

  • Enabled = 1
  • Disabled = 0

pQuiet - indicate if you want to display no interface during installation

pPassive - indicate if you want to display only the progress interface during installation

Example:

b4asetup-full.exe -pInstallFolder="C:\Backup4all" -pSettingsAvailableForCurrUser=1

 

How to install Backup4all using the .msi setup

The parameters available are:

INSTALL_FOLDER – indicates the folder where Backup4all will be installed. By default is "Program Files (x86)"

INSTALL_LANGUAGE – indicates the language to be used for installation. Example: en, fr, it, de, ro

SETTINGS_AVAILABLE_FOR_CURR_USR_FORCED – specify if the settings will be set for current user or for all users Possible values:

  • Current User = 1
  • All Users = 0

AUTO_START – indicate if the application will be set to start at Windows Startup or not.

Possible values:

  • Enabled = 1
  • Disabled = 0

SHORTCUTDIR – indicate the location of the folder where application shortcuts will be created.

SEND_TELEMETRY - indicate if you want the application to send anonymous usage statistics

Possible values:

  • Enabled = 1
  • Disabled = 0

Quiet - indicate if you want to display no interface during installation

Passive - indicate if you want to display only the progress interface during installation

Example:

msiexec.exe /i b4asetup.msi INSTALL_FOLDER="C:\Backup4all" Passive=1

How to uninstall Backup4all using the .exe setup

Uninstall - if used, the uninstall process of Backup4all will be started

-pDeactivateLic - indicate the Backup4all will be deactivated or not during uninstall

Possible values:

  • Enabled = 1
  • Disabled = 0

-pDeleteConfig - indicate the Backup4all configurations will be deleted or not during uninstall

Possible values:

  • Enabled = 1
  • Disabled = 0

Quiet - indicate if you want to display no interface during uninstall

Passive - indicate if you want to display only the progress interface during uninstall

Example:

b4asetup-full.exe Uninstall -pDeactivateLic=1 -pDeleteConfig=0

How to uninstall Backup4all using the .msi setup

DEACTIVATE_LIC - indicate the Backup4all will be deactivated or not during uninstall

Possible values:

  • Enabled = 1
  • Disabled = 0

DELETE_CONFIG - indicate the Backup4all configurations will be deleted or not during uninstall

Possible values:

  • Enabled = 1
  • Disabled = 0

Quiet - indicate if you want to display no interface during uninstall

Passive - indicate if you want to display only the progress interface during uninstall

Example:

msiexec.exe /x b4asetup.msi DEACTIVATE_LIC=1 DELETE_CONFIG=0

Applies to:

Backup4all 5.x - 8.x