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How to make updater silently install all updates?

Hello.

When portableapps platform finds updates it shows a window with the list of available apps updates. When hit update button the updater starts downloading all the apps, and when finished it start installing them.
Many apps get updated silently, but A LOT are showing installer window where we have to press "next" button in order for it to continue. As you can imagine having 20+ apps to confirm is gets quiet old quickly.

How to make the updater do the updates silently without need of human interaction?

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It is strange that on one of my computers it seems the updater does install everything silently, but on other computers it continue asking the confirmation for majority of the updates. I compared platform's settings they are identical. What am I missing?

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EULA Only

The only time it should show the installer is if you need to agree to an EULA (license) you haven't agreed to before. So, if you install a freeware app for the first time. Or, if you update a freeware app and it has a new license with changes from the last one you agreed to when you installed it. Otherwise, they are all silent.

Note that every installer will show every screen if you exit the PA.c Platform's menu as the installers will think they are running in standalone mode.

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Indeed it was UAC issue. The

Indeed it was UAC issue. The computer where update was 99% silent had UAC disabled.

The solution is to start PortableApps platform as administrator, then updates will be silent as long as no apps required you confirm a new user agreement.

It would be nice if updater automatically requested UAC confirmation or at least notify user about issues running it in non-privilege process.

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No UAC Necessary

The platform, tools, and installers require no UAC at all to handle updates and installs unless you have selected to install to a protected path of some sort. You can install and update all 370ish apps/channels without needing any admin rights at all.

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Indeed, it never happened to

Indeed, it never happened to me before until I've updated to Windows 10.
I could install all the updates silently on Windows 7 without running the platform as asdministrator, but on Windows 10 I'm having the same problem as the OP, and the solution has been running the platform as Admin

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