eduVPN Client Silent Install (How-To Guide)

The eduVPN Client allows you to access your institute’s network or the Internet using an encrypted connection. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of the eduVPN Client from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install the eduVPN Client Silently

eduVPN Client Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to:
  2. Download the eduVPNClient_latest.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: eduVPNClient_latest.exe /install /quiet /norestart
  6. Press Enter

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

Software Title:eduVPN Client
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:eduVPNClient_latest.exe /install /quiet /norestart
Silent Uninstall Switch (Step 1)TASKKILL /F /IM eduVPN.Client.exe
Silent Uninstall Switch (Step 2)eduVPNClient_latest.exe /uninstall /quiet /norestart
Repair Command (Step 1)TASKKILL /F /IM eduVPN.Client.exe
Repair Command (Step 2)eduVPNClient_latest.exe /repair /quiet /norestart
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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 eduVPN Client 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.

eduVPN Client Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

eduVPNClient_latest.exe /install /quiet /norestart /log "%WINDIR%\Temp\eduVPNClient-Install.log"

How to Uninstall the eduVPN Client Silently

  1. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  2. Enter the following set of commands:

eduVPN Client Silent Uninstall (EXE)

TASKKILL /F /IM eduVPN.Client.exe
eduVPNClient_latest.exe /uninstall /quiet /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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