ASP.NET Core Runtime 2.2 Silent Install (How-To Guide)


The ASP.NET Core Runtime enables you to run existing web/server applications. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of ASP.NET Core Runtime 2.2 from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install ASP.NET Core Runtime 2.2 Silently

ASP.NET Core Runtime 2.2.x Hosting Bundle Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://dotnet.microsoft.com/download/dotnet/2.2
  2. Download the dotnet-hosting-2.2.x-win.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: dotnet-hosting-2.2.x-win.exe /install /quiet /norestart
  6. Press Enter

After a few moments you will find ASP.NET Core Runtime entries in the Installation Directory and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:ASP.NET Core Runtime 2.2.x Hosting Bundle
Vendor:Microsoft Corporation
Architecture:x86_x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:dotnet-hosting-2.2.x-win.exe /install /quiet /norestart
Silent Uninstall Switch:dotnet-hosting-2.2.x-win.exe /uninstall /quiet /norestart
Repair Command:dotnet-hosting-2.2.x-win.exe /repair /quiet /norestart
Download Link:https://dotnet.microsoft.com/download/dotnet/2.2
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/asp-net-core-runtime-2-2-install-and-uninstall-powershell/

ASP.NET Core Runtime 2.2.x (x86) Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://dotnet.microsoft.com/download/dotnet/2.2
  2. Download the aspnetcore-runtime-2.2.x-win-x86.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: aspnetcore-runtime-2.2.x-win-x86.exe /install /quiet /norestart
  6. Press Enter

After a few moments you will find ASP.NET Core Runtime entries in the Installation Directory and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:ASP.NET Core Runtime 2.2.x (x86)
Vendor:Microsoft Corporation
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:aspnetcore-runtime-2.2.x-win-x86.exe /install /quiet /norestart
Silent Uninstall Switch:aspnetcore-runtime-2.2.x-win-x86.exe /uninstall /quiet /norestart
Repair Command:aspnetcore-runtime-2.2.x-win-x86.exe /repair /quiet /norestart
Download Link:https://dotnet.microsoft.com/download/dotnet/2.2
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/asp-net-core-runtime-2-2-install-and-uninstall-powershell/

ASP.NET Core Runtime 2.2.x (x64) Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://dotnet.microsoft.com/download/dotnet/2.2
  2. Download the aspnetcore-runtime-2.2.x-win-x64.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: aspnetcore-runtime-2.2.x-win-x64.exe /install /quiet /norestart
  6. Press Enter

After a few moments you will find ASP.NET Core Runtime entries in the Installation Directory and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:ASP.NET Core Runtime 2.2.x (x64)
Vendor:Microsoft Corporation
Architecture:x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:aspnetcore-runtime-2.2.x-win-x64.exe /install /quiet /norestart
Silent Uninstall Switch:aspnetcore-runtime-2.2.x-win-x64.exe /uninstall /quiet /norestart
Repair Command:aspnetcore-runtime-2.2.x-win-x64.exe /repair /quiet /norestart
Download Link:https://dotnet.microsoft.com/download/dotnet/2.2
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/asp-net-core-runtime-2-2-install-and-uninstall-powershell/

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 Installation Log File

The ASP.NET Core Runtime installers offer 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.

ASP.NET Core Runtime 2.2.x Hosting Bundle Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

dotnet-hosting-2.2.x-win.exe /install /quiet /norestart /log "%WINDIR%\Temp\DotNetHosting22.log"

ASP.NET Core Runtime 2.2.x (x86) Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

aspnetcore-runtime-2.2.x-win-x86.exe /install /quiet /norestart /log "%WINDIR%\Temp\ASPDotNetCore22x86.log"

ASP.NET Core Runtime 2.2.x (x64) Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

aspnetcore-runtime-2.2.x-win-x64.exe /install /quiet /norestart /log "%WINDIR%\Temp\ASPDotNetCore22x64-Install.log"

How to Uninstall ASP.NET Core Runtime 2.2 Silently

Check out the ASP.NET Core Runtime 2.2 Install and Uninstall (PowerShell) post for a scripted solution.

  1. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  2. Enter one of the following commands:

ASP.NET Core Runtime 2.2.x Hosting Bundle Silent Uninstall (EXE)

dotnet-hosting-2.2.x-win.exe /uninstall /quiet /norestart

ASP.NET Core Runtime 2.2.x (x86) Silent Uninstall (EXE)

aspnetcore-runtime-2.2.x-win-x86.exe /uninstall /quiet /norestart

ASP.NET Core Runtime 2.2.x (x64) Silent Uninstall (EXE)

aspnetcore-runtime-2.2.x-win-x64.exe /uninstall /quiet /norestart

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.

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