CoolUtils Outlook Viewer Silent Install (How-To Guide)


CoolUtils Outlook Viewer helps you open and view PST and OST files without having Outlook installed on your machine. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of CoolUtils Outlook Viewer from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install CoolUtils Outlook Viewer Silently

CoolUtils Outlook Viewer Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://www.coolutils.com/Downloads/OutlookViewer.exe
  2. Download the OutlookViewer.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: OutlookViewer.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
  6. Press Enter

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

Software Title:CoolUtils Outlook Viewer
Vendor:Softplicity, Inc.
Architecture:x86_x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:OutlookViewer.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch:"%ProgramFiles%\CoolUtils\CoolUtils Outlook Viewer\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Download Link:https://www.coolutils.com/Downloads/OutlookViewer.exe
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/coolutils-outlook-viewer-install-and-uninstall-powershell/
Detection Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/create-a-custom-detection-script-for-coolutils-outlook-viewer-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 CoolUtils Outlook Viewer Installation Log File

The CoolUtils Outlook Viewer 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.

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CoolUtils Outlook Viewer Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

OutlookViewer.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /LOG="%WINDIR%\Temp\OutlookViewer-Install.log"

Change the CoolUtils Outlook Viewer Default Installation Directory

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

OutlookViewer.exe /DIR="C:\Outlook Viewer" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

How to Uninstall CoolUtils Outlook Viewer Silently

Check out the following posts for a scripted solution:

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CoolUtils Outlook Viewer 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:

CoolUtils Outlook Viewer Silent Uninstall (EXE)

"%ProgramFiles%\CoolUtils\CoolUtils Outlook Viewer\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.

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