ESET Endpoint Antivirus Silent Install (How-To Guide)


ESET Endpoint Antivirus is a complete security solution that is the result of an optimal combination of degrees protection with minimal impact on computer performance. Modern technologies, based on the use of artificial intelligence, capable of proactively counteracting infected viruses, spyware, trojans, adware, worms, rootkits and others attack from the Internet without affecting computer performance and interruptions in work. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of ESET Endpoint Antivirus from the command line using the MSI installer.

How to Install ESET Endpoint Antivirus Silently

ESET Endpoint Antivirus Silent Install (MSI) on 32-bit Systems

  1. Navigate to: https://download.eset.com/com/eset/apps/business/eea/windows/latest/eea_nt32.msi
  2. Download the eea_nt32.msi 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: MsiExec.exe /i eea_nt32.msi REBOOT=ReallySuppress /qn
  6. Press Enter
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After a few moments you will find ESET entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:ESET Endpoint Antivirus
Vendor:ESET
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:MSI
Silent Install Switch:MsiExec.exe /i eea_nt32.msi REBOOT=ReallySuppress /qn
Silent Uninstall Switch:MsiExec.exe /x eea_nt32.msi REBOOT=ReallySuppress /qn
Repair Command:MsiExec.exe /fa eea_nt32.msi REBOOT=ReallySuppress /qn
Download Link:https://download.eset.com/com/eset/apps/business/eea/windows/latest/eea_nt32.msi
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/eset-endpoint-antivirus-install-and-uninstall-powershell/

ESET Endpoint Antivirus Silent Install (MSI) on 64-bit Systems

  1. Navigate to: https://download.eset.com/com/eset/apps/business/eea/windows/latest/eea_nt64.msi
  2. Download the eea_nt64.msi 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: MsiExec.exe /i eea_nt64.msi REBOOT=ReallySuppress /qn
  6. Press Enter

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

Software Title:ESET Endpoint Antivirus
Vendor:ESET
Architecture:x64
Installer Type:MSI
Silent Install Switch:MsiExec.exe /i eea_nt64.msi REBOOT=ReallySuppress /qn
Silent Uninstall Switch:MsiExec.exe /x eea_nt64.msi REBOOT=ReallySuppress /qn
Repair Command:MsiExec.exe /fa eea_nt64.msi REBOOT=ReallySuppress /qn
Download Link:https://download.eset.com/com/eset/apps/business/eea/windows/latest/eea_nt64.msi
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/eset-endpoint-antivirus-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

Reference for additional command line parameters:

https://help.eset.com/eea/9/en-US/installation_command_line.html

Create an ESET Endpoint Antivirus Installation Log File

The ESET Endpoint Antivirus 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.

ESET Endpoint Antivirus Silent Install with Logging (MSI) on 32-bit Systems

MsiExec.exe /i eea_nt32.msi REBOOT=ReallySuppress /qn /L*v "%WINDIR%\Temp\ESETEndpointAntivirus32-Install.log"

ESET Endpoint Antivirus Silent Install with Logging (MSI) on 64-bit Systems

MsiExec.exe /i eea_nt64.msi REBOOT=ReallySuppress /qn /L*v "%WINDIR%\Temp\ESETEndpointAntivirus32-Install.log"

Activation using ESET License Key

ESET Endpoint Antivirus Silent Install with License Key on 32-bit Systems

MsiExec.exe /i eea_nt32.msi ACTIVATION_DATA=key:AAAA-BBBB-CCCC-DDDD-EEEE REBOOT=ReallySuppress /qn

ESET Endpoint Antivirus Silent Install with License Key on 64-bit Systems

MsiExec.exe /i eea_nt64.msi ACTIVATION_DATA=key:AAAA-BBBB-CCCC-DDDD-EEEE REBOOT=ReallySuppress /qn

Activation using an Offline License File

ESET Endpoint Antivirus Silent Install with Offline License File on 32-bit Systems

MsiExec.exe /i eea_nt32.msi ACTIVATION_DATA=offline:C:\ProgramData\ESET\ESET Security\license.lf REBOOT=ReallySuppress /qn

ESET Endpoint Antivirus Silent Install with Offline License File on 64-bit Systems

MsiExec.exe /i eea_nt64.msi ACTIVATION_DATA=offline:C:\ProgramData\ESET\ESET Security\license.lf REBOOT=ReallySuppress /qn

How to Uninstall ESET Endpoint Antivirus Silently

Check out the following posts for a scripted solution:

ESET Endpoint Antivirus Install and Uninstall (PowerShell)

ESET Endpoint Antivirus Silent Uninstall (PowerShell)

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

ESET Endpoint Antivirus Silent Uninstall on 32-bit Systems

MsiExec.exe /x eea_nt32.msi REBOOT=ReallySuppress /qn

ESET Endpoint Antivirus Silent Uninstall with Password on 32-bit Systems

MsiExec.exe /x eea_nt32.msi PASSWORD="myesetpassword" REBOOT=ReallySuppress /qn

ESET Endpoint Antivirus Silent Uninstall on 64-bit Systems

MsiExec.exe /x eea_nt64.msi REBOOT=ReallySuppress /qn

ESET Endpoint Antivirus Silent Uninstall with Password on 64-bit Systems

MsiExec.exe /x eea_nt64.msi PASSWORD="myesetpassword" REBOOT=ReallySuppress /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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