Universal Silent Switch Finder

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Universal Silent Switch Finder

#1 Post by Midas » Tue Aug 27, 2013 3:03 am

Universal Silent Switch Finder (USSF for short) is a small utility that may be of interesting to some. It's portable but not stealth, since it relies on an embedded PEiD to identify the installers, which creates (and leaves behind) a registry key at HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\PEiD...
  • Universal Silent Switch Finder is a compact utility designed to help you find the silent switch in the applications that you want to install. If you want to deploy software without the user intervention you can use this tool in order to run the installer silently.
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USSF homepage (supposedly located at http://www.wpiw.net/) only mentions another utility called Windows Post-Install Wizard... Luckily, USSF's latest version (v1.5.0.0) can be downloaded from Softpedia: http://www.softpedia.com/get/System/Lau ... nder.shtml

For a rather basic yaP launcher INI for USSF, check: http://pastebin.com/8MZDv0Ar.

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Re: Universal Silent Switch Finder

#2 Post by SYSTEM » Sat Aug 31, 2013 8:43 am

Added to TPFC: http://www.portablefreeware.com/index.php?id=2520

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Re: Universal Silent Switch Finder

#3 Post by tproli » Sat Aug 31, 2013 9:35 am

Thanks for the submission and the launcher config. Here are my observations:

- on Win7 USSF seems not working without admin rights. Only "work in progress" status is displayed when loading an executable and the application needs to killed.
- leaves four* files behind in %TEMP% after an executable is analyzed. See them in "yaP style" :)

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del=%TEMP%\7z.exe
del=%TEMP%\innounp.exe
del=%TEMP%\PEiD.exe
del=%TEMP%\unzip.exe
- "delempty=HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\PEiD" is unnecessary because the previous line handles this registry key.

*The number of leftover exe files may be more, based on which unpacker is needed for extracting an application (at least seems so)

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Re: Universal Silent Switch Finder

#4 Post by I am Baas » Sat Aug 31, 2013 10:02 pm

tproli wrote:- on Win7 USSF seems not working without admin rights. Only "work in progress" status is displayed when loading an executable and the application needs to killed.
Did not experience that under W7.64 (sandboxed)
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