Amazon Kindle for PC Silent Install (How-To Guide)

Amazon Kindle for PC is freeware that lets you access your Kindle titles without using a Kindle device. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Amazon Kindle for PC from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install Amazon Kindle for PC Silently

Amazon Kindle for PC Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to:
  2. Download the KindleForPC-installer-x.y.z.exe 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: KindleForPC-installer-x.y.z.exe /S
  6. Press Enter

After a few moments you should see the Amazon Kindle Desktop Shortcut appear. You will also find entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:Amazon Kindle for PC
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:KindleForPC-installer-x.y.z.exe /S
Silent Uninstall Switch (32-bit System)"%ProgramFiles%\Amazon\Kindle\uninstall.exe" /S
Silent Uninstall Switch (64-bit System)"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Amazon\Kindle\uninstall.exe" /S
Download Link:
PowerShell Script:
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.

How to Uninstall Amazon Kindle for PC Silently

Check out the following posts for a scripted solution:

Amazon Kindle For PC Install and Uninstall (PowerShell)
Amazon Kindle For PC 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:

Amazon Kindle for PC Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 32-bit System

"%ProgramFiles%\Amazon\Kindle\uninstall.exe" /S

Amazon Kindle for PC Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 64-bit System

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Amazon\Kindle\uninstall.exe" /S

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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