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JavaRa 2.0 and command line

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  • #8140 Reply
    Anonymous
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    Shane, can you confirm when 2.0 will be able to silently uninstall all (or all but the most current) version(s) of Java using command line only?

    Thanks,

    Chris

    #8277 Reply
    Anonymous
    Inactive

    Shane, can you confirm the latest options to remove everything silently are
    JavaRa.exe /CLEAN /PURGE /REMOVEOLD /SILENT /UPDATEDEFS /UNINSTALLALL could you please also explain in 2 words what each of the options does? Thank you, Lukas

    #8398 Reply
    Anonymous
    Inactive

    Shane, can you confirm the latest options to remove everything silently are
    JavaRa.exe /CLEAN /PURGE /REMOVEOLD /SILENT /UPDATEDEFS /UNINSTALLALL could you please also explain in 2 words what each of the options does? Thank you, Lukas

    This! Some kind of basic explanation of what these switches do would be beneficial. This is exactly why I created an account here. Sorry to resurrect an older thread but this seems needed. I have a feeling that things like PURGE and CLEAN are not what we think they are. Also an accurate description of what makes REMOVEOLD different from UNINSTALLALL would be nice.

    #8487 Reply
    Anonymous
    Inactive

    Command Switches for JavaRA 2.1.
    Does anyone have a list of the command switches for v. 2.1? I am trying to UNINSTALL ALL versions of Java installed on the machine, so i can install the latest nightmare version of Java. I have found some switches that do not work. Currently I am trying JavaRa.exe /UPDATEDEFS /UNINSTALLALL /SILENT but it keeps popping up a confirmation message. I have 12,000 computers to deal with and cannot touch every one.
    Has anyone had any luck getting this program to run silently? I have full admin rights on the machine when I run this script:
    @ECHO OFF
    IF NOT EXIST %TEMP%\JavaRa MKDIR %TEMP%\JavaRa
    IF NOT EXIST %TEMP%\JavaRa\JavaRa.exe COPY \\SERVERPATH\java7\uninstaller\javara-2.1\Javara\JavaRa.exe %TEMP%\JavaRa\
    IF NOT EXIST %TEMP%\JavaRa\JavaRa.def COPY \\SERVERPATH\java7\uninstaller\javara-2.1\JavaRa\JavaRa.def %TEMP%\JavaRa\
    CD %TEMP%\JavaRa
    JavaRa.exe /UPDATEDEFS /UNINSTALLALL /SILENT
    CD ..
    RMDIR /Q /S .\JavaRa
    Anyone? Bueller?

    #8490 Reply
    Anonymous
    Inactive

    I was hopeful when I found this tool as I have 100’s of systems to clean up. Is this tool still being developed?
    Unfortunately, I’ve run into the same issues as the previous post.

    Thanks

    #8510 Reply
    Shane Gowland
    Keymaster

    Commandline Arguments

    JavaRa 2.0 introduced several new commandline arguments, which allow its functions to be operated with a script or across a network. This functionality is still new and requires further development to ensure compatibility across a range of different platforms and environments.

    The supported commandline arguments are:
    /SILENT – Hides the graphical user interface and suppresses all dialog messages and error reports.
    /PURGE – Removes all JRE related registry keys, files and directories.
    /CLEAN – Removes only JRE registry keys from previous version.
    /UNINSTALLALL – Run the built-in uninstaller for all versions of JRE detected. Does not support the /SILENT argument at this time.
    /UPDATEDEFS – Downloads a new copy of the JavaRa definitions, without a version comparison.

    http://singularlabs.com/software/javara/javara-2-0-documentation/

    #8572 Reply
    Anonymous
    Inactive

    Hi Shane,

    It would be great for /UNINSTALLALL to also support /SILENT argument.
    And if /UPDATEDEFS to compared the definitions.

    Just wondering was the /REMOVEOLD option removed?

    Thank you,
    Lukas

    #8808 Reply
    Anonymous
    Inactive

    Any chance for this?

    #8811 Reply
    Shane Gowland
    Keymaster

    Sorry, email notifications for this forum haven’t been working correctly.

    /UNINSTALLALL is now compatible with the /SILENT switch. For best results, use the development branch.

    /UPDATEDEFS will have definition file version comparison soon. Progress can be followed in the related Github issue.

    /REMOVEOLD was removed due to issues detecting the most recent version (the one that shouldn’t be removed).

    #8907 Reply
    Anonymous
    Inactive

    Still no go here. Using the commands “JavaRa.exe /UPDATEDEFS /UNINSTALLALL /SILENT” with version 2.2 does nothing, except throw a .NET “unhandled exception” if the .DEF files already exists. Deleting the .DEF file allows another one to be downloaded, but then nothing happens. This occurs locally or from a network location. JavaRA.exe flashes in the Task manager but removes nothing. I have both 6u31 and 7u21 installed on the test machine. Basically, I want to uninstall all versions of Java so I can install the latest version. So far, I haven’t found anything that can do this.

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