Unattended Install - No Update check

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mygwl
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Unattended Install - No Update check

Hi there,

I've an issue with unattended installation of WinSCP 5.1.5.
I use the cmd winscp515setup.exe /SAVEINF="conf.inf" to generate a configuration file.
During the manual setup process, I disable auto updates :
https://s23.postimg.org/iuktarvzb/settings.png

Then I use the following script for silent installation :

"%~dp0winscp515setup.exe"  /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /LOADINF="%~dp0conf.inf" /NOCANDY /LOG="C:\install\Logs\winscp.txt"

The program is deployed to end users with Miscrofot SCCM 2007.
When I check the settings on users computers, the auto update setting is not disabled :

https://s13.postimg.org/yd561n97n/ui_pref.png


I checked in the registry, in noticed that there are keys related to updates settings in [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Martin Prikryl\WinSCP 2\Configuration\Interface\Updates]
but I don't get how to set the value of the keys to disable autou pdates.
How can I fix that ?
How can I disable updates check, and check for beta version for all users when installing ?

Thanks in advance,

Yours faithfully, mygwl

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Re: Unattended Install - No Update check

Thanks for your post.

This issue is being tracked already:
https://winscp.net/tracker/758

Meanwhile, you can turn off the update check by setting following registry key:
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Martin Prikryl\WinSCP 2\Configuration\Interface\Updates]
"Period"=dword:00000000

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Re: Unattended Install - No Update check

mygwl wrote:

How can I disable updates check, and check for beta version for all users when installing ?

martin wrote:

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Martin Prikryl\WinSCP 2\Configuration\Interface\Updates]
"Period"=dword:00000000
Sorry, but HKEY_CURRENT_USER isn't for all users.
You have to change the program to read HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE, so it's global for all users.

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Re: Unattended Install - No Update check

Kreezer wrote:

Sorry, but HKEY_CURRENT_USER isn't for all users.
You have to change the program to read HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE, so it's global for all users.
You can set a default for all users this way:
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Martin Prikryl\WinSCP 2]
"DefaultUpdatesPeriod"=dword:00000000

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Update check not disabled

when i add this reg key the auto updates are not chaning to NEVER.My environment is Win 10
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Martin Prikryl\WinSCP 2]
"DefaultUpdatesPeriod"=dword:00000000

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Re: Update check not disabled

Note that DefaultUpdatesPeriod sets the default value. If the local account already has its own setting, changing the default won't override it.

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