Auto Dark Mode Silent Install (How-To Guide)

Auto Dark Mode allows you to switch between the dark and light theme of Windows at scheduled times. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Auto Dark Mode from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install Auto Dark Mode Silently

Auto Dark Mode Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to:
  2. Download the AutoDarkModeX_w.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:
    • AutoDarkModeX_w.x.y.z.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /ALLUSERS
  6. Press Enter

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

Software Title:Auto Dark Mode
Vendor:Armin Osaj & Samuel Schiegg
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:AutoDarkModeX_w.x.y.z.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /ALLUSERS
Silent Uninstall Switch (32-bit System)"%ProgramFiles%\AutoDarkMode\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch (64-bit System)"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\AutoDarkMode\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
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. Continue reading if you are interested in additional details and configurations.

Additional Configurations

Create an Auto Dark Mode Installation Log File

The Auto Dark Mode 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.

Auto Dark Mode Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

AutoDarkModeX_w.x.y.z.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /ALLUSERS /LOG="%WINDIR%\Temp\AutoDarkMode-Install.log"

Change the Auto Dark Mode Default Installation Directory

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

AutoDarkModeX_w.x.y.z.exe /DIR="C:\AutoDarkMode" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /ALLUSERS

How to Uninstall Auto Dark Mode Silently

Check out the following posts for a scripted solution:

Auto Dark Mode Install and Uninstall (PowerShell)
Auto Dark Mode 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:

Auto Dark Mode Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 32-bit System

"%ProgramFiles%\AutoDarkMode\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

Auto Dark Mode Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 64-bit System

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\AutoDarkMode\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /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.

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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