Cisco Webex Silent Install (How-To Guide)


Cisco Webex keeps your teams connected through messaging, file sharing, whiteboarding and calling. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Cisco Webex from the command line using the MSI installer.

How to Install Cisco Webex Silently

Cisco Webex 32-bit Silent Install (MSI)

  1. Navigate to: https://binaries.webex.com/WebexTeamsDesktop-Windows-Gold/Webex_x86.msi
  2. Download the Webex_x86.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 Webex_x86.msi ACCEPT_EULA=TRUE ALLUSERS=1 /qn
  6. Press Enter

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

Software Title:Webex (32-bit)
Vendor:Cisco Systems, Inc
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:MSI
Silent Install Switch:MsiExec.exe /i Webex_x86.msi ACCEPT_EULA=TRUE ALLUSERS=1 /qn
Silent Uninstall Switch:MsiExec.exe /x Webex_x86.msi /qn
Repair Command:MsiExec.exe /fa Webex_x86.msi ACCEPT_EULA=TRUE ALLUSERS=1 /qn
Download Link:https://binaries.webex.com/WebexTeamsDesktop-Windows-Gold/Webex_x86.msi
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/cisco-webex-install-and-uninstall-powershell/
Detection Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/create-a-custom-detection-script-for-cisco-webex-powershell/

Cisco Webex 64-bit Silent Install (MSI)

  1. Navigate to: https://binaries.webex.com/WebexTeamsDesktop-Windows-Gold/Webex.msi
  2. Download the Webex.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 Webex.msi ACCEPT_EULA=TRUE ALLUSERS=1 /qn
  6. Press Enter

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

Software Title:Webex (64-bit)
Vendor:Cisco Systems, Inc
Architecture:x64
Installer Type:MSI
Silent Install Switch:MsiExec.exe /i Webex.msi ACCEPT_EULA=TRUE ALLUSERS=1 /qn
Silent Uninstall Switch:MsiExec.exe /x Webex.msi /qn
Repair Command:MsiExec.exe /fa Webex.msi ACCEPT_EULA=TRUE ALLUSERS=1 /qn
Download Link:https://binaries.webex.com/WebexTeamsDesktop-Windows-Gold/Webex.msi
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/cisco-webex-install-and-uninstall-powershell/
Detection Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/create-a-custom-detection-script-for-cisco-webex-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 an Installation Log File

The Cisco Webex 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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Cisco Webex Silent Install (MSI) with Logging

MsiExec.exe /i Webex.msi ACCEPT_EULA=TRUE ALLUSERS=1 /qn /L*v "%WINDIR%\Temp\Webex-Install.log"

Change Default Installation Directory

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

MsiExec.exe /i Webex.msi INSTALL_ROOT="C:\Webex" ACCEPT_EULA=TRUE ALLUSERS=1 /qn

Delete Webex User Database

This command line parameter will delete any existing user database or log files.

MsiExec.exe /i Webex.msi ACCEPT_EULA=TRUE ALLUSERS=1 DELETEUSERDATA=1 /qn

Disable Webex Auto Upgrade

This command line parameter will prevent the Webex client from performing auto upgrades.

MsiExec.exe /i Webex.msi ACCEPT_EULA=TRUE ALLUSERS=1 AUTOUPGRADEENABLED=0 /qn

Disable Webex Auto-Start Feature

This command line parameter will prevent the Webex client from running at Windows startup.

MsiExec.exe /i Webex.msi ACCEPT_EULA=TRUE ALLUSERS=1 AUTOSTART_WITH_WINDOWS=False /qn

Webex VDI Client (Persistent)

MsiExec.exe /i Webex.msi ACCEPT_EULA=TRUE ALLUSERS=1 ENABLEVDI=1 AUTOUPGRADEENABLED=0 /qn

Webex VDI Client (Non-Persistent)

MsiExec.exe /i Webex.msi ACCEPT_EULA=TRUE ALLUSERS=1 ENABLEVDI=1 AUTOUPGRADEENABLED=0 ROAMINGENABLED=1 /qn

How to Uninstall Cisco Webex Silently

Check out the Cisco Webex 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:
VersionCisco Webex Silent Uninstall String
42.9.0.23494 (32-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {AA5A892C-BBEB-5842-8097-85F4CAE1B18C} /qn
42.9.0.23494 (64-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {4919D12C-EAE6-590E-B730-B3C8C2E97266} /qn
42.7.0.23054 (32-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {84CFEB7D-FF48-59D9-AD7E-CD4367D78332} /qn
42.7.0.23054 (64-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {5E2C41D6-E3AD-581B-AE96-A17120793C79} /qn
42.7.0.22904 (32-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {C447DA69-9A04-57A7-A36A-1A1BFC61DDC4} /qn
42.7.0.22904 (64-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {5CC80054-A009-5663-B923-1150326C6939} /qn
42.6.0.22645 (32-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {464DC237-2F9B-59B9-93F8-4222BAECCA01} /qn
42.6.0.22645 (64-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {B21AEACC-9536-5676-9C8C-D22BCCB89ED4} /qn
42.5.0.22259 (32-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {046DF419-C0CF-5B3D-95BB-C954484B1BFA} /qn
42.5.0.22259 (64-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {A9559C2B-F7C4-5D7A-8293-3B1D2D0C73D5} /qn
42.5.0.22254 (32-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {AC7BB45C-2560-5F50-899F-856C61013F19} /qn
42.5.0.22254 (64-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {EC14ABC9-D989-598F-BC65-19A3BCC22EEE} /qn
42.3.0.21576 (32-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {BDEDB187-CE2A-5AED-8BEB-2BF80B00C66B} /qn
42.3.0.21576 (64-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {32E8818C-AA8B-5494-9CA9-FA0E093140B8} /qn
42.2.0.21486 (32-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {D2547490-C0E9-5F9E-82A9-36BAB058A63D} /qn
42.2.0.21486 (64-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {7EB50746-3545-5F08-9527-23237D7283B3} /qn
42.2.0.21338 (32-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {B5F1DA36-C83A-520D-8D87-C81AD7638F24} /qn
42.2.0.21338 (64-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {AC2E743F-1A98-5517-92BA-4468BF9E82CE} /qn
42.1.0.21190 (32-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {D0B42E0D-F3AB-582E-9A67-7BBA1F1B8ECB} /qn
42.1.0.21190 (64-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {93053329-79E7-56D8-B3DC-2C36F289102B} /qn
41.12.0.20899 (32-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {94D4FB22-4063-5145-9529-E14D516C5CE3} /qn
41.12.0.20899 (64-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {04AB2B03-535A-5A78-A3BF-1E775FC1C76A} /qn
41.11.0.20717 (32-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {316E6BC3-4AFF-538C-BBDA-1313D4A8C69F} /qn
41.11.0.20717 (64-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {F42CA1F9-F96A-5628-8539-BCF55803699A} /qn
41.11.0.20606 (32-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {C82402AF-A2F8-542E-A364-5192E2CCC659} /qn
41.11.0.20606 (64-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {A9406EE8-37E0-5700-B3CC-BBE63298EBD9} /qn
41.10.0.20371 (32-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {A58F981C-1D95-51D0-8838-DC5F4FE01633} /qn
41.10.0.20371 (64-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {4ED4F993-CE8B-5BDD-84A5-4893DD26852B} /qn
41.10.0.20280 (32-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {D495388D-0787-5CC7-9401-32171D814635} /qn
41.10.0.20280 (64-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {4A35F9AF-F4D2-5298-9BD0-E2840F8016C2} /qn
41.10.0.20213 (32-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {9AE56DC3-A78E-5D33-9128-74343DD6C81F} /qn
41.10.0.20213 (64-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {5C972198-09C4-50C1-B98A-055BEB17074E} /qn
41.9.0.20091 (32-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {BF3F6B99-0761-5392-B4E4-2B6216093A65} /qn
41.9.0.20091 (64-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {529284CB-4F8A-5F0E-ACC4-821D0C7314CF} /qn
41.9.0.19961 (32-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {40B295D6-E302-5D65-83B1-5EDC7A444ED3} /qn
41.9.0.19961 (64-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {EBD75541-E61E-538E-B238-728FAF1D3A0B} /qn
41.8.0.19868 (32-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {D2E44CB9-9192-5834-85FB-4D3A8DD15FE1} /qn
41.8.0.19868 (64-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {131459EA-F5B3-58D1-BF09-87054A8F2F11} /qn
41.8.0.19732 (32-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {2B0B2971-2A27-5896-BFD7-CBF7231DD372} /qn
41.8.0.19732 (64-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {46D1E0D1-F90A-563F-80C9-432D0398D744} /qn
41.7.0.19440 (32-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {51AC69A6-9F70-501F-A94E-94985F57A6BF} /qn
41.7.0.19440 (64-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {C11E013A-2B78-5C61-A0EF-057262FD326C} /qn
41.6.1.19162 (32-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {EF268047-936E-5337-A68C-E0DC650CA7C2} /qn
41.6.1.19162 (64-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {A8D10383-C6A9-5B62-9499-B36A6640953A} /qn
41.6.0.19119 (32-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {63600699-331E-5650-BFA0-5EA01B501F96} /qn
41.6.0.19119 (64-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {3BE6E5B5-AECB-53FC-A994-482829575706} /qn
41.5.0.18911 (32-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {903D7B1C-A12C-504B-80DC-110EDF7690D9} /qn
41.5.0.18911 (64-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {9F29C003-E4F1-531C-B160-49E6218D0609} /qn
41.5.0.18815 (32-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {5A13920C-3207-58D7-A1D6-3A496A9E2E03} /qn
41.5.0.18815 (64-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {244C1DEF-9F56-5B93-AD1A-E19A27A68CB2} /qn
41.5.0.18787 (32-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {9FAD5FD8-0715-57C2-92EE-5CD5084592D7} /qn
41.5.0.18787 (64-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {5CB4E676-869D-52F8-A498-9A525C2ABCD3} /qn
41.4.0.18629 (32-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {BBCF8D57-0F76-5D6D-B01D-7D616AE5C2E8} /qn
41.4.0.18629 (64-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {F7E1AD89-DD0F-5770-8F5A-A11B53FE378D} /qn
41.4.0.18595 (32-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {243918F9-AA6E-5E34-93A2-0C8D9A81C56E} /qn
41.4.0.18595 (64-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {22D2D904-3FDC-523B-962F-8A61EF029E9A} /qn
41.4.0.18516 (32-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {AD784479-324B-5CF0-8EB8-7EF9DD344123} /qn
41.4.0.18516 (64-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {E15A2F4E-024F-559A-B516-0D81D4408923} /qn
41.3.0.18191 (32-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {110C96CE-60FB-52BE-9B8E-92F49D65B0A3} /qn
41.3.0.18191 (64-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {B3F63F65-3163-5706-B8A0-8B9DE358DEBF} /qn
41.3.0.18143 (32-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {B97EF258-86E2-5F5C-A6C0-85D8D3767769} /qn
41.3.0.18143 (64-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {95987FB7-2B32-50CB-9BEF-5174ADD8049E} /qn
41.2.0.17979 (32-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {EEDA912C-9D40-4937-9E91-686A5F75BD4A} /qn
41.2.0.17979 (64-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {0D6AFE42-7A06-48D9-8EA8-D53539CB4F73} /qn
41.2.0.17887 (32-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {10ECFF24-D956-4499-955B-B5621915A98B} /qn
41.2.0.17887 (64-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {8B6CF205-9F89-4715-8DEE-D6C5D02E3E98} /qn
41.1.0.17740 (32-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {306D5F0A-C21B-41D8-B0CF-7B611F280BF5} /qn
41.1.0.17740 (64-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {F732306A-C2E7-4DB0-A4BB-78A3876FBDE3} /qn
41.1.0.17621 (32-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {8713469B-360D-4AA1-BDE6-F5878B8A40AD} /qn
41.1.0.17621 (64-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {D205D1BF-6214-45B9-85E3-C28AFD9C1584} /qn
40.12.0.17554 (32-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {0ABADB9F-58D9-4598-ACEE-37F06804B8D0} /qn
40.12.0.17554 (64-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {A817E7CF-39A4-416A-9139-9D480514F8BD} /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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