Citrix ShareFile Sync Silent Install (How-To Guide)


Citrix ShareFile Sync is designed to provide ShareFile customers with an easy way to access and synchronize folders from your ShareFile account to your local computer. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Citrix ShareFile Sync from the command line using both the EXE & MSI installers.

How to Install Citrix ShareFile Sync Silently

Citrix ShareFile Sync Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://dl.sharefile.com/sync2win
  2. Download & Copy the ShareFileSyncInstaller-vw.x.y.z.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: ShareFileSyncInstaller-vw.x.y.z.exe /install /quiet /norestart
  6. Press Enter

After a few moments you will find Citrix ShareFile Sync entries in the Installation Directory and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:Citrix ShareFile Sync
Vendor:Citrix Systems, Inc.
Architecture:x86_x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:ShareFileSyncInstaller-vw.x.y.z.exe /install /quiet /norestart
Silent Uninstall Switch:ShareFileSyncInstaller-vw.x.y.z.exe /uninstall /quiet /norestart
Repair Command:ShareFileSyncInstaller-vw.x.y.z.exe /repair /quiet /norestart
Download Link:https://dl.sharefile.com/sync2win
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/citrix-sharefile-sync-install-and-uninstall-powershell/

Citrix ShareFile Sync Silent Install (MSI) on 32-bit Systems

  1. Navigate to: https://www.citrix.com/downloads/sharefile/clients-and-plug-ins/sharefile-sync-for-windows.html
  2. Select the 32-bit MSI Download File
  3. Download & Copy the ShareFileSync32_vw.x.y.z.msi to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  4. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  5. Navigate to the C:\Downloads folder
  6. Enter the following command: MsiExec.exe /i ShareFileSync32_vw.x.y.z.msi /qn
  7. Press Enter

After a few moments you will find Citrix ShareFile Sync entries in the Installation Directory and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:Citrix ShareFile Sync
Vendor:Citrix Systems, Inc.
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:MSI
Silent Install Switch:MsiExec.exe /i ShareFileSync32_vw.x.y.z.msi /qn
Silent Uninstall Switch:MsiExec.exe /x ShareFileSync32_vw.x.y.z.msi /qn
Repair Command:MsiExec.exe /fa ShareFileSync32_vw.x.y.z.msi /qn
Download Link:https://www.citrix.com/downloads/sharefile/clients-and-plug-ins/sharefile-sync-for-windows.html
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/citrix-sharefile-sync-install-and-uninstall-powershell/

Citrix ShareFile Sync Silent Install (MSI) on 64-bit Systems

  1. Navigate to: https://www.citrix.com/downloads/sharefile/clients-and-plug-ins/sharefile-sync-for-windows.html
  2. Select the 64-bit MSI Download File
  3. Download & Copy the ShareFileSync64_vw.x.y.z.msi to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  4. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  5. Navigate to the C:\Downloads folder
  6. Enter the following command: MsiExec.exe /i ShareFileSync64_vw.x.y.z.msi /qn
  7. Press Enter

After a few moments you will find Citrix ShareFile Sync entries in the Installation Directory and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:Citrix ShareFile Sync
Vendor:Citrix Systems, Inc.
Architecture:x64
Installer Type:MSI
Silent Install Switch:MsiExec.exe /i ShareFileSync64_vw.x.y.z.msi /qn
Silent Uninstall Switch:MsiExec.exe /x ShareFileSync64_vw.x.y.z.msi /qn
Repair Command:MsiExec.exe /fa ShareFileSync64_vw.x.y.z.msi /qn
Download Link:https://www.citrix.com/downloads/sharefile/clients-and-plug-ins/sharefile-sync-for-windows.html
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/citrix-sharefile-sync-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.

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Additional Configurations

Create a Citrix ShareFile Sync Installation Log File

The Citrix ShareFile Sync installers offer 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.

Citrix ShareFile Sync Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

ShareFileSyncInstaller-vw.x.y.z.exe /install /quiet /norestart /log "%WINDIR%\Temp\ShareFileSync-Install.log"

Citrix ShareFile Sync Silent Install (MSI) with Logging on 32-bit Systems

MsiExec.exe /i ShareFileSync32_vw.x.y.z.msi /qn /L*v "%WINDIR%\Temp\ShareFileSync32-Install.log"

Citrix ShareFile Sync Silent Install (MSI) with Logging on 64-bit Systems

MsiExec.exe /i ShareFileSync64_vw.x.y.z.msi /qn /L*v "%WINDIR%\Temp\ShareFileSync64-Install.log"

How to Uninstall Citrix ShareFile Sync Silently

Check out the Citrix ShareFile Sync 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:

Citrix ShareFile Sync Silent Uninstall (EXE)

ShareFileSyncInstaller-vw.x.y.z.exe /uninstall /quiet /norestart

Citrix ShareFile Sync Silent Uninstall (MSI) on 32-bit Systems

MsiExec.exe /x ShareFileSync32_vw.x.y.z.msi /qn

Citrix ShareFile Sync Silent Uninstall (MSI) on 64-bit Systems

MsiExec.exe /x ShareFileSync64_vw.x.y.z.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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