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DIVX Player

We use divx all the time for watching certain survelliance videos. I cannot find a way to silent install it.

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  • Phil, what is the exact name and version of the divx install file? I'd like to test it out but I need to be sure that I'm using the same file that you are using.

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  • the way the install works is it runs a small exe and then downloads a current version attached is the exe you run

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  • We've looked through the installer and it seems that DivX has not made a silent installation possible using conventional methods. A number of folks in the IT world have reported using AutoIT to script an installation. Another option would be to repackage the install into an MSI. 

    I did do the install on a test system to see if the downloaded updated version would be available in %LOCALAPPDATA% (like Java is) but the files placed there are all tmp files and there are dozens, if not hundreds of them. My vote is to repackage and deploy.

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  • ok well thank you for trying. Can you suggest a MSI repacking program?

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  • Some of our customers have reported using Advanced Installer. In order to do what you were looking for I think would require the Enterprise version.

    http://www.advancedinstaller.com/purchase.html

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  • You can also use the WinINSTALL LE

    DOCs http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb742609.aspx

    There is an older but still working free version of the program. The tool was bought by Scallable. The 9.5 community version is still free http://www.scalable.com/softwaredownload/download-wininstall-le

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