Discord Silent Install (How-To Guide)


Discord is an instant messaging and VoIP application and digital distribution platform designed for creating communities ranging from gamers to education and businesses. Discord specializes in text, image, video and audio communication between users in a chat channel. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Discord from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install Discord Silently

Discord Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://discord.com/download
  2. Download the DiscordSetup.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: DiscordSetup.exe -s
  6. Press Enter

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

Software Title:Discord
Vendor:Discord Inc.
Architecture:x86_x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:DiscordSetup.exe -s
Silent Uninstall Switch:"%LocalAppData%\Discord\Update.exe" --uninstall -s
Download Link:https://discord.com/download
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/discord-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.


How to Uninstall Discord Silently

Check out the Discord 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 the following command:

Discord Silent Uninstall (EXE)

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

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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