Automated install for ReSharper for VS 2005

I have just sat through an install of ReSharper for VS2005 (Build 265) and it took about an hour.

Is there some way to automate the install so I can walk away from my PC (say at lunchtime or overnight) and have install complete without being prompted with dialog boxes?

It is an annoyance to me that ReSharper takes so long to install but it is a greater annoyance that the install stops midway because of a dialog box. I then loose development time as I have to then wait for the install to complete.

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Hello csalsa,

the problem with ReSharper for VS 2005 installer is that it also installs
(if the user has agreed) a VS hotfix whose installation
sometimes takes unbearably long time. However, once you installed the hotfix,
it will never be uninstalled and installed again
with newer builds of ReSharper

Concerning the silent installation mode - yes, that's possible. Please refer
to a previous discussion for this:

news://news.intellij.net/c8a894d91b09d08c875567d8bfc23@news.intellij.net


Regards,
Dmitry Shaporenkov
JetBrains, Inc
http://www.jetbrains.com
"Develop with pleasure!"

I have just sat through an install of ReSharper for VS2005 (Build 265)
and it took about an hour.

Is there some way to automate the install so I can walk away from my
PC (say at lunchtime or overnight) and have install complete without
being prompted with dialog boxes?

It is an annoyance to me that ReSharper takes so long to install but
it is a greater annoyance that the install stops midway because of a
dialog box. I then loose development time as I have to then wait for
the install to complete.



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Do you have an http:// link for that discussion?

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Hi
I'm in the same boat. I want to install Resharper silently on all our 25 development machines, and have an automated procedure (machines are reinstalled often and I want to have that scripted).
Can someone lead me to some doc about that ?
Thanks

(I too cannot read "news" links though my office web provider)

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Hi all
I finally managed to read the page hyperlinked above.
In short it taught me that the following command line launches a silent install...
C:\temp\ReSharper2.0-VS2005-build255.exe /V"ACTION=INSTALL LIMITUI=TRUE"

Unfortunately, that does not work silently for me.
The installation asks for confirmation about installing the VS hotfix.
I'm now trying to find a way to install the hotfix separately (and silently) before installing RS.
I'm surprised by how little information I find. I would have thought this to be very common need.

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