Brother iPrint&Scan Silent Install (How-To Guide)


Brother iPrint&Scan provides access to printing, scanning, and workflow functionality. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Brother iPrint&Scan from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install Brother iPrint&Scan Silently

Brother iPrint&Scan Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://support.brother.com/
  2. Select Downloads under Search by Category
  3. Search by Model Name or Browse by Product Category
  4. Select OS Version
  5. Under Utilities, select Brother iPrint&Scan
  6. Agree to the EULA and Download
  7. Download & Copy the iPrintScan-Setup-w_x_y_z.exe to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  8. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  9. Navigate to the C:\Downloads folder
  10. Enter the following command: iPrintScan-Setup-w_x_y_z.exe /install /quiet /norestart
  11. Press Enter

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

Software Title:Brother iPrint&Scan
Vendor:Brother Industries Ltd.
Architecture:x86_x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:iPrintScan-Setup-w_x_y_z.exe /install /quiet /norestart
Silent Uninstall Switch:iPrintScan-Setup-w_x_y_z.exe /uninstall /quiet /norestart
Repair Command:iPrintScan-Setup-w_x_y_z.exe /repair /quiet /norestart
Download Link:https://support.brother.com/
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/brother-iprintscan-install-and-uninstall-powershell/
Detection Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/create-a-custom-detection-script-for-brother-iprintscan-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 Brother iPrint&Scan Installation Log File

The Brother iPrint&Scan 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.

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Brother iPrint&Scan Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

iPrintScan-Setup-w_x_y_z.exe /install /quiet /norestart /log "%WINDIR%\Temp\iPrintScan-Install.log"

How to Uninstall Brother iPrint&Scan Silently

Check out the following posts for a scripted solution:

Brother iPrint&Scan Install and Uninstall (PowerShell)
Brother iPrint&Scan 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:

Brother iPrint&Scan Silent Uninstall (EXE)

iPrintScan-Setup-w_x_y_z.exe /uninstall /quiet /norestart

Brother iPrint&Scan Silent Uninstall (EXE) with Logging

iPrintScan-Setup-w_x_y_z.exe /uninstall /quiet /norestart /log "%WINDIR%\Temp\iPrintScan-Uninstall.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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