Dreamweaver MX 2004

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This is a silent installer for Macromedia Dreamweaver MX 2004 HTML editor.

I couldn't figure out how to uninstall it silently.

As the installation contains an update, it is placed in a batch file.

A reboot is necessary, as after the installation an Internet Explorer window opens (with a brief description of Macromedia Dreamweaver MX 2004) - so if we don't reboot, a user which sits in front of the workstation could potentially do something harmful, as this Internet Explorer runs with SYSTEM privileges.

First the entry for packages.xml:

        name="Macromedia Dreamweaver MX 2004"
        <check type="uninstall" condition="exists" path="Macromedia Dreamweaver MX 2004" />
        <install cmd='%SOFTWARE%\dreamweaver\installers\macromedia-install.bat' />

This is macromedia-install.bat - it has three lines:

%SOFTWARE%\dreamweaver\installers\DW_Client_Installer\setup.exe -s -sms -f1"%SOFTWARE%\dreamweaver\installers\DW_Client_Installer\setup.iss" -f2"C:\windows\temp\dreamweaver-install.log"
%SOFTWARE%\dreamweaver\installers\dwmx2004_701update_de\setup.exe -s -sms -f1"%SOFTWARE%\dreamweaver\installers\dwmx2004_701update_de\setup.iss" -f2"C:\windows\temp\dreamweaver-update-install.log"
regedit /s %SOFTWARE%\dreamweaver\installers\macromedia-register.reg

We need one more trick - register our Macromedia Dreamweaver MX 2004 installation (so that the user is not notified "You have to register to use this software").
Put this into a macromedia-register.reg file, it will be added to the registry with the above macromedia-install.bat file:





"Location"="C:\\Programme\\Macromedia\\Dreamweaver MX 2004\\Dreamweaver.exe"

So install your Dreamweaver MX 2004 manually, register it, launch regedit, go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Macromedia\Dreamweaver\7\Registration key, and see what are the correct values for you ("Serial Number" and "Validation").