Belarc Advisor Silent Install (How-To Guide)

Belarc Advisor builds a detailed profile of your installed software and hardware, network inventory, missing security updates, anti-virus status, security benchmarks, and displays the results in your web browser. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Belarc Advisor from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install Belarc Advisor Silently

Belarc Advisor Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to:
  2. Download & Copy the advisorinstaller.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 commands:
advisorinstaller.exe /S

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

Software Title:Belarc Advisor
Vendor:Belarc Inc.
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch (Step 1)advisorinstaller.exe /S
Silent Install Switch (Step 2)TASKKILL /F /IM BELARC~1.EXE
Silent Uninstall Switch (32-bit System)"%ProgramFiles%\Belarc\BelarcAdvisor\Uninstall.exe" /S "C:\Program Files\Belarc\BelarcAdvisor\INSTALL.LOG"
Silent Uninstall Switch (64-bit System)"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Belarc\BelarcAdvisor\Uninstall.exe" /S "C:\Program Files (x86)\Belarc\BelarcAdvisor\INSTALL.LOG"
Download Link:
PowerShell 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 Belarc Advisor Silently

Check out the Belarc Advisor 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:

Belarc Advisor Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 32-bit System

"%ProgramFiles%\Belarc\BelarcAdvisor\Uninstall.exe" /S "C:\Program Files\Belarc\BelarcAdvisor\INSTALL.LOG"

Belarc Advisor Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 64-bit System

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Belarc\BelarcAdvisor\Uninstall.exe" /S "C:\Program Files (x86)\Belarc\BelarcAdvisor\INSTALL.LOG"

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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