Box Tools Silent Install (How-To Guide)


With Box Tools you can create and edit any file type, including Office, CAD, and Photoshop plus your files are automatically saved to Box. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Box Tools from the command line using both the EXE & MSI installers.

How to Install Box Tools Silently

Box Tools Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://e3.boxcdn.net/box-installers/boxedit/win/currentrelease/BoxToolsInstaller.exe
  2. Download the BoxToolsInstaller.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: BoxToolsInstaller.exe /exenoui /qn
  6. Press Enter
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After a few moments you will find Box Tools entries in the Installation Directory and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:Box Tools
Vendor:Box
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:BoxToolsInstaller.exe /exenoui /qn
Silent Uninstall Switch:BoxToolsInstaller.exe /exenoui /qn REMOVE=ALL
Download Link:https://e3.boxcdn.net/box-installers/boxedit/win/currentrelease/BoxToolsInstaller.exe
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/box-tools-install-and-uninstall-powershell/

Box Tools Silent Install (MSI)

  1. Navigate to: https://e3.boxcdn.net/box-installers/boxedit/win/currentrelease/BoxToolsInstaller-AdminInstall.msi
  2. Download the BoxToolsInstaller-AdminInstall.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 BoxToolsInstaller-AdminInstall.msi /qn
  6. Press Enter

After a few moments you will find Box Tools entries in the Installation Directory and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:Box Tools
Vendor:Box
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:MSI
Silent Install Switch:MsiExec.exe /i BoxToolsInstaller-AdminInstall.msi /qn
Silent Uninstall Switch:MsiExec.exe /x BoxToolsInstaller-AdminInstall.msi /qn
Repair Command:MsiExec.exe /fa BoxToolsInstaller-AdminInstall.msi /qn
Download Link:https://e3.boxcdn.net/box-installers/boxedit/win/currentrelease/BoxToolsInstaller-AdminInstall.msi
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/box-tools-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 a Box Tools Installation Log File

You can generate a log file during installation to assist with troubleshooting should any problems arise. You can use the following commands to create a verbose log file with details about the installation.

Box Tools Silent Install (EXE) with Logging (Option 1)

BoxToolsInstaller.exe /exenoui /exelog C:\Windows\Temp\BoxTools.log /qn

Box Tools Silent Install (EXE) with Logging (Option 2)

BoxToolsInstaller.exe /exenoui /qn /L*v "%WINDIR%\Temp\BoxTools-Install.log"

Box Tools Silent Install (MSI) with Logging

MsiExec.exe /i BoxToolsInstaller-AdminInstall.msi /qn /L*v "%WINDIR%\Temp\BoxTools-Install.log"

How to Uninstall Box Tools Silently

Check out the Box Tools 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 sets of commands:

Box Tools Silent Uninstall (EXE)

TASKKILL /F /IM "Box Edit.exe"
TASKKILL /F /IM "Box Local Com Service.exe"
BoxToolsInstaller.exe /exenoui /qn REMOVE=ALL

Box Tools Silent Uninstall (MSI)

TASKKILL /F /IM "Box Edit.exe"
TASKKILL /F /IM "Box Local Com Service.exe"
TASKKILL /F /IM "BoxEditUpgradeService.exe"
MsiExec.exe /x BoxToolsInstaller-AdminInstall.msi /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.

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