ClickShare Silent Install (How-To Guide)


ClickShare is Barco’s wireless presentation and collaboration system, that allows any meeting participant to share content on the central meeting room screen. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of ClickShare from the command line using both the EXE & MSI installers.

How to Install ClickShare Silently

ClickShare Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://www.barco.com/en/clickshare/app
  2. Download the zip file to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  3. Extract the ClickShare_Setup.exe from the zip file using 7-Zip to 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: ClickShare_Setup.exe -s
  7. Press Enter

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

Software Title:ClickShare
Vendor:Barco N.V.
Architecture:x86_x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:ClickShare_Setup.exe -s
Silent Uninstall Switch:"%LocalAppData%\ClickShare\Update.exe" --uninstall -s
Download Link:https://www.barco.com/en/clickshare/app

ClickShare Silent Install (MSI)

  1. Navigate to: https://www.barco.com/en/clickshare/app
  2. Select the MSI Installer link
  3. Download the zip file to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  4. Extract the ClickShare_Installer.msi from the zip file using 7-Zip to C:\Downloads
  5. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  6. Navigate to the C:\Downloads folder
  7. Enter the following command: MsiExec.exe /i ClickShare_Installer.msi ACCEPT_EULA=YES /qn
  8. Press Enter

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

Software Title:ClickShare
Vendor:Barco N.V.
Architecture:x86_x64
Installer Type:MSI
Silent Install Switch:MsiExec.exe /i ClickShare_Installer.msi ACCEPT_EULA=YES /qn
Silent Uninstall Switch:MsiExec.exe /x ClickShare_Installer.msi /qn
Repair Command:MsiExec.exe /fa ClickShare_Installer.msi ACCEPT_EULA=YES /qn
Download Link:https://www.barco.com/en/clickshare/app
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/clickshare-install-and-uninstall-powershell/

ClickShare Extension Pack Silent Install (MSI)

  1. Navigate to: https://www.barco.com/en/clickshare/apps-accessories/clickshare-extension-pack
  2. Download the zip file to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  3. Extract the ClickShare-Extension-Pack-w.x.y.z.msi from the zip file using 7-Zip to 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 ClickShare-Extension-Pack-w.x.y.z.msi ACCEPT_EULA=YES /qn
  7. Press Enter

After a few moments you will find ClickShare Extension Pack entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:ClickShare Extension Pack
Vendor:Barco N.V.
Architecture:x86_x64
Installer Type:MSI
Silent Install Switch:MsiExec.exe /i ClickShare-Extension-Pack-w.x.y.z.msi ACCEPT_EULA=YES /qn
Silent Uninstall Switch:MsiExec.exe /x ClickShare-Extension-Pack-w.x.y.z.msi /qn
Repair Command:MsiExec.exe /fa ClickShare-Extension-Pack-w.x.y.z.msi ACCEPT_EULA=YES /qn
Download Link:https://www.barco.com/en/clickshare/apps-accessories/clickshare-extension-pack
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/clickshare-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.


Additional Configurations

Create an Installation Log File

The ClickShare MSI installers offer 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.

ClickShare Silent Install with Logging (MSI)

MsiExec.exe /i ClickShare_Installer.msi ACCEPT_EULA=YES /qn /L*v "%WINDIR%\Temp\ClickShare-Install.log"

ClickShare Extension Pack Silent Install with Logging (MSI)

MsiExec.exe /i ClickShare-Extension-Pack-w.x.y.z.msi ACCEPT_EULA=YES /qn /L*v "%WINDIR%\Temp\ClickShareExtPack-Install.log"

How to Uninstall ClickShare Silently

Check out the ClickShare 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 the following commands:

ClickShare Silent Uninstall (EXE)

"%LocalAppData%\ClickShare\Update.exe" --uninstall -s

ClickShare Silent Uninstall (MSI)

MsiExec.exe /x ClickShare_Installer.msi /qn

ClickShare Extension Pack Silent Uninstall (MSI)

MsiExec.exe /x ClickShare-Extension-Pack-w.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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