Brave Browser Silent Install (How-To Guide)

Brave is a free and open-source web browser developed by Brave Software, Inc. It blocks ads and website trackers, and provides a way for users to send cryptocurrency contributions in the form of Basic Attention Tokens to websites and content creators. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of the Brave Browser from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install the Brave Browser Silently

Brave Browser Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to:
  2. Download the brave_installer-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: brave_installer-x64.exe --install --silent --system-level
  6. Press Enter

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

Software Title:Brave
Vendor:Brave Software Inc
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:brave_installer-x64.exe --install --silent --system-level
Silent Uninstall Switch:"%ProgramFiles%\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\Application\w.x.y.z\Installer\setup.exe" --uninstall --system-level --force-uninstall
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 the Brave Browser Silently

Check out the Brave Browser 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 the following command:

Brave Browser Silent Uninstall (EXE)

"%ProgramFiles%\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\Application\w.x.y.z\Installer\setup.exe" --uninstall --system-level --force-uninstall

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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