UltraVnc UltraVnc 1.2.4.0
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Author: Tim Mangan
Date: October 22, 2022

Repackaging tips and silent install information for UltraVnc UltraVnc 1.2.4.0. This App Tip provides comprehensive details for conducting a silent installation of UltraVnc. It includes additional insights, such as user environment specifics, extra installation parameters, and repackaging tips.

About

UltraVNC (sometimes written uVNC) is an open-source remote-administration/remote-desktop-software utility. It uses the VNC protocol to control/access another computer over a network connection remotely. The client supports Microsoft Windows and Linux, but the server only supports Windows.

General Information

Vendor Information

UltraVnc

Application Name

UltraVnc

Application Version

1.2.4.0

Download Link

https://uvnc.com/downloads/ultravnc

License Needed

No

Vendor Install

Installation Type

Setup.exe

Architecture

x86/x64
Also a ZIP file

Application Configuration/Settings

Registry

File

AD/GPO

AAD/GPO

User Environment Data

Registry

File

Other

Infrastructure Dependencies

Description

ODBC

Connection Name

Driver

Parameters

Setup.exe parameters

Supports silent installation, for example '/SILENT /VERYSILENT /LOADINF="xxx.inf".
Use '/?' for more options. Here is a sample inf file:
[Setup]
Lang=en
Dir=C:\Program Files\uvnc bvba\UltraVNC
Group=UltraVNC
NoIcons=0
SetupType=full
Components=ultravnc_server,ultravnc_viewer,ultravnc_repeater
Tasks=installservice,associate,installdriver

MSI Public Properties

Installation Commands

Silent Install Command

Silent Uninstall Command

Repackaging Score

MSI

Unknown

MSIX

Full Functional
The software was packaged on Windows 10 21H2 using Microsoft MSIX Packaging Tool 1.2022.512 and likely requires no special treatment. The MMPT will, by default, ignore the duplicate desktop shortcuts. It will also, by default, ignore the shortcut to the program installation folder. This is probably desirable. If the latter is reqired, PsfLauncher will be needed.

App-V

Unknown

ThinApp

Unknown

Citrix App Layer

Unknown

VMWare App Volumes

Unknown

Other

Unknown

Repackaging Tips

The product does not currently have an auto-updater built in.
The product does not have any configuration settings.
The application installs with seven shortcuts (3 are duplicates on the desktop). One is a shortcut to the folder with the program. Without those there is a shortcut for the Server software, Client software, and Settings.
The application has no FTA, Shell Extensions, or Protocol handlers.
The application has a service (automatic start).
The application places some installers in the %localappdata% are that are not required.
On Windows 10 there is an optional component in the installer for a monitor driver.

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