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Unattended Installation (with custom settings)

Creating an unattended installation (also known as a silent installation) is very easy for the K-Lite Codec Pack. It is even possible to customize the installation settings.

Perform the following command line call to launch the "Unattended Wizard":


Thien just follow the instructions and select the desired settings. It's very quick and easy.

If you don't know how to perform a command line call, then look below at this page for a tutorial on how to do that.

Unattended Installation (with default settings)

To install silently with all settings at defaults use:


With default settings, Media Player Classic will be used as default player.

This command line parameter also works for the incremental update packs of the K-Lite Codec Pack.

Working with the Command Prompt

A tutorial for working with the Windows Command Prompt and how to perform command line calls can be found here: tutorial.


Useful tool:

Open Command Window Here: This PowerToy adds an "Open Command Window Here" context menu option on file system folders, giving you a quick way to open a command window (cmd.exe) pointing at the selected folder.

Download (for Windows XP only!)

Or use this registry script to create a Command Prompt context menu item. It should work on all versions of Windows:


[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shell\Command Prompt\command]
@="cmd.exe /k \"cd %1%\""