Running Scripted Installers

Ashlee
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Windows:

  1. Download Maxon App installer for Windows from https://www.maxon.net/try
  2. Run the downloaded exe file and click yes when prompted "Do you want to install Maxon App installer?"
    Maxon App Installer prompt

  3. After the GUI installer is displayed, right click on the Maxon App Installer icon in the task bar.  (Do not close the installer GUI)
    Maxon App Installer GUI

  4. In the pop-up menu, right click on Maxon App Installer and then select Properties.


  5. Copy the location in the properties panel.
  6. Open command prompt, running as Administrator.  Note: running command prompt without Administrator privileges will cause the install to fail.
  7. Go to the folder in step 5 in Command Prompt.  Add the scripts folder to the path.
  8. Run install.bat in the folder.  Add "--skipMaxonAppGui" to skip installation of Maxon App GUI if desired.

 

Note: Do not close the Maxon App Installer GUI during this process or the temporary folder will be removed.  Do the following to have the files in a permanent location and allow close of Maxon App Installer GUI.

  • Open the temporary location in Step 5 in File Explorer.
  • Create a folder in desired place.
  • Copy the packages and Scripts in temporary folder to the created folder.
  • Run the install.bat in the Scripts folder as shown in step 7 above.

Mac:

  1. Download Maxon App installer for Windows from https://www.maxon.net/try
  2. Run the downloaded dmg file.
  3. Right click on the Maxon App Installer.app in the Maxon App Installer GUI and select Show Package Contents.
     

  4. Open the scripts folder in the Finder window that opens up to see the install.sh


  5. Open a terminal window and drag the Install.sh into the terminal window.  Add --skipMaxonAppGui to skip installation of Maxon App GUI if desired.

 

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