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Hack Windows Installer

Hack Windows Installer

A Hack Windows installer for the Hack typeface.

While it may appear like pointless excess to utilize a hack windows installer for fonts, there is justifiable reason explanation behind this on the Windows platform. Various things can turn out badly when one tries to install or update every now and again updated fonts manually.

This installer tends to about the greater part of the regularly observed issues.

Usage Of Hack Windows Installer

 

  • Download HackFontsWindowsInstaller.exe from Releases
  • Double click HackFontsWindowsInstaller.exe
  • In the event that you see a Windows secured your PC message, tap on More info and select Run anyway. This Windows SmartScreen warning can be securely overlooked, the installer is virus and addware free.
  • Follow the installation instructions
  • If a font file was installed or removed, the installer will request a reboot

Installer Source

You may audit the remark commented on installer source in HackWindowsInstaller.iss.

To build this setup yourself, download the latest ANSI (not Unicode) rendition of Inno Setup. Install it and actuate the choice to Install the Inno Setup Preprocessor. Double tap HackWindowsInstall.iss, which will stack it in Inno Setup and select Build – Compile.

We release the aggregated installer with its SHA256 hash process and VirusTotal malware examines report link in Releases.

Quiet Installation

To install it, utilize the accompanying command:

start /wait HackFontsWindowsInstaller.exe /VERYSILENT /SUPPRESSMSGBOXES /NORESTART /CLOSEAPPLICATIONS /NORESTARTAPPLICATIONS

To remove it :

C:\Program Files\Hack Fonts\unins000.exe /VERYSILENT /SUPPRESSMSGBOXES /NORESTART

Troubleshooting

The installer makes a log file on the way C:\Users\ (Username) \AppData\Local\Temp\Setup Log (Year-Month-Day) #XXX.txt with full information, as well as C:\Program Files\Hack Fonts\Log-FontData.txt;. The later just contains a subset of the first.

If you are using EMET: If the “Only trusted fonts” option is activated, you need to declare Hack as trusted or it will not be usable.