Advanced Installer Silent Install (How-To Guide)

Advanced Installer, a widely embraced tool among developers and IT professionals, simplifies the creation of software installation packages. Its user-friendly and intuitive interface, coupled with its extensive feature set, facilitates the effortless generation of professional installation packages in various formats such as EXE, MSI, MSIX, and more. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Advanced Installer from the command line using the MSI installer.

How to Install Advanced Installer Silently

Advanced Installer Silent Install (MSI)

  1. Navigate to:
  2. Download & Copy the advinst.msi to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  3. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  4. Navigate to the C:\Downloads folder
  5. Enter the following command: MsiExec.exe /i advinst.msi /qn
  6. Press Enter

After a few moments you will find Advanced Installer entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:Advanced Installer
Installer Type:MSI
Silent Install Switch:MsiExec.exe /i advinst.msi /qn
Silent Uninstall Switch:MsiExec.exe /x advinst.msi /qn
Repair Command:MsiExec.exe /fa advinst.msi /qn
Download Link:Advanced Installer Download
PowerShell Script:Advanced Installer | PowerShell Script
Detection Script:Advanced Installer | Custom Detection Script

The information above provides a quick overview of the software title, vendor, silent install, and silent uninstall switches. The download links provided take you directly to the vendors website. Continue reading if you are interested in additional details and configurations.

Additional Configurations

Create an Advanced Installer Installation Log File

The Advanced Installer MSI installer offers the option to generate a log file during installation to assist with troubleshooting should any problems arise. You can use the following command to create a verbose log file with details about the installation.

Advanced Installer Silent Install (MSI) with Logging

MsiExec.exe /i advinst.msi /qn /L*v "%WINDIR%\Temp\AdvancedInstaller-Install.log"

Change the Advanced Installer Default Installation Directory

You can also change the default installation directory by using the following command line parameters. In this example, I’m installing Advanced Installer to “C:\Advanced Installer”

MsiExec.exe /i advinst.msi APPDIR="C:\Advanced Installer\" /qn

How to Uninstall Advanced Installer Silently

Check out the following posts for a scripted solution:

Advanced Installer Install and Uninstall (PowerShell)
Advanced Installer Silent Uninstall (PowerShell)
  1. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  2. Enter one of the following commands:
VersionAdvanced Installer Silent Uninstall String
21.0.1MsiExec.exe /x {F89B3D59-A06F-44A2-8A63-8821629631BF} /qn
21.0MsiExec.exe /x {AE0ADC7C-F3A4-4FC4-BB55-B325397B5348} /qn
20.9.1MsiExec.exe /x {29C19F8C-D9E9-4768-9CAF-5D6DDE46FB9D} /qn
20.9MsiExec.exe /x {2787768A-A3CE-4210-A981-7B4EAB065EEB} /qn
20.8MsiExec.exe /x {899CE24A-0FA6-44DD-85FA-DF3D5BBBE238} /qn
20.7.1MsiExec.exe /x {69A51122-5639-4F5E-A8CE-AFEBAB5F3BF4} /qn
20.7MsiExec.exe /x {68A8F679-1C3F-4FDB-BB59-B2F787A102D1} /qn
20.6MsiExec.exe /x {D3ED4C2D-CA09-442E-803D-6CD90C27B4D7} /qn
20.5MsiExec.exe /x {1372B34F-B73F-498B-8EF3-67F49275C17A} /qn
20.4.1MsiExec.exe /x {50557B63-ED39-49A9-AE27-0AF827AB551E} /qn
20.4MsiExec.exe /x {70632FF9-CD39-49F1-84BC-8CC971819964} /qn
20.3.2MsiExec.exe /x {1B3A4B4E-1EBB-409D-ACBF-BB8B22E532DE} /qn
20.3.1MsiExec.exe /x {FBB3654F-0E7C-4FA7-88AF-5007F503BE33} /qn
20.3MsiExec.exe /x {DA607587-D905-442B-8616-1581F0B9C239} /qn
20.2.1MsiExec.exe /x {8A87302B-C438-4FB9-BC83-64D41E3D8F3B} /qn
20.2MsiExec.exe /x {52AA7ACD-94B6-4434-A556-E010176A1726} /qn
20.1.1MsiExec.exe /x {085182A5-BF0A-4AED-B532-8F725E2E52D0} /qn
20.1MsiExec.exe /x {6F9761A3-FBFC-44DD-9F4C-FE262D78F6E9} /qn
20.0MsiExec.exe /x {E6BA5965-40B8-4EE0-827C-4F72A10CCAA9} /qn

Always make sure to test everything in a development environment prior to implementing anything into production. The information in this article is provided “As Is” without warranty of any kind.

Jason Bergner

I am an accomplished Software Engineer at Patch My PC, leveraging more than 18 years of hands-on experience in Configuration Manager administration and application packaging. I am driven by a genuine passion for solving complex problems and consistently strive to discover innovative and effective solutions. Sharing my extensive knowledge of application deployments is a true joy for me, and I am honored to contribute to the community here at Silent Install HQ.

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