Bulk Crap Uninstaller Silent Install (How-To Guide)

Bulk Crap Uninstaller (BCUninstaller) is a free program uninstaller. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Bulk Crap Uninstaller from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install Bulk Crap Uninstaller Silently

Bulk Crap Uninstaller Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://www.bcuninstaller.com/
  2. Download the BCUninstaller_x.yz_setup.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: BCUninstaller_x.yz_setup.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
  6. Press Enter

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

Software Title:BCUninstaller
Vendor:Marcin Szeniak
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:BCUninstaller_x.yz_setup.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch:"%ProgramFiles%\BCUninstaller\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Download Link:https://www.bcuninstaller.com/
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/bulk-crap-uninstaller-install-and-uninstall-powershell/
Detection Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/create-a-custom-detection-script-for-bulk-crap-uninstaller-powershell/

The information above provides a quick overview of the software title, vendor, silent install, and silent uninstall switches. The download link provided take you directly to the vendors website. Continue reading if you are interested in additional details and configurations.

Additional Configurations

Create a Bulk Crap Uninstaller Installation Log File

The Bulk Crap Uninstaller installer offers the option to 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.

Bulk Crap Uninstaller Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

BCUninstaller_x.yz_setup.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /LOG="%WINDIR%\Temp\BCUninstaller-Install.log"

Exclude the Bulk Crap Uninstaller Desktop Shortcut During Install

The BCUninstaller installer includes a desktop shortcut by default. If you don’t want the desktop shortcut included during installation, then you can run the following command line switch.

BCUninstaller Silent Install (EXE) with No Desktop Shortcut

BCUninstaller_x.yz_setup.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /MERGETASKS=!desktopicon

Change the Bulk Crap Uninstaller Default Installation Directory

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

BCUninstaller_x.yz_setup.exe /DIR="C:\BCUninstaller" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

How to Uninstall Bulk Crap Uninstaller Silently

Check out the following posts for a scripted solution:

Bulk Crap Uninstaller Install and Uninstall (PowerShell)
Bulk Crap Uninstaller Silent Uninstall (PowerShell)
  1. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  2. Enter the following command:

BCUninstaller Silent Uninstall (EXE)

"%ProgramFiles%\BCUninstaller\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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