MSI Deployment

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MSI Deployment

Postby void » Sun Apr 23, 2017 2:28 am

Starting with Everything 870b, an msi installer will be available.

http://www.voidtools.com/Everything-1.4.1.870b.x86.msi
http://www.voidtools.com/Everything-1.4.1.870b.x64.msi

Everything MSI Installation
  • Custom Everything settings can be deployed by pushing out an Everything.ini to users %APPDATA%\Everything
  • Everything is installed to C:\Program Files or C:\Program Files (x86) for the x86 version of Everything on a 64bit OS.
  • The Everything Service is installed.
  • Desktop shortcuts are created for all users.
  • Start menu shortcuts are created for all users.
  • EFU file associations are created.
  • Updates are disabled.
  • Run on system startup will be enabled (on 871b or later)
  • HTTP and ETP servers are disabled and hidden.
  • Settings are stored in %APPDATA%\Everything.
  • Data is stored in %LOCALAPPDATA%\Everything.
  • Users can only change system settings from Everything if they have administrative privileges.

How to add a folder index of a file server for all users
  • On a workstation, install Everything from the MSI above.
  • In Everything, from the Tools menu, click Options.
  • Click the Folders tab.
  • Click Add....
  • Select the \\server\share and click OK.
  • Click OK.
  • Copy the %APPDATA%\Everything\Everything.ini to the server and create a script to push this Everything.ini to all users %APPDATA%\Everything on login.

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