EZCast Silent Install (How-To Guide)

EZCast is a wireless device that plugs into any screen, HDTV or projector to display wireless media to the screen from smartphones and laptops. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of EZCast from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install EZCast Silently

EZCast Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://www.ezcast.com/app/ezcast/windows
  2. Download the Windows-EZCast-Release-w.x.y.z.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: Windows-EZCast-Release-w.x.y.z.exe /S -var:Reboot=No
  6. Press Enter

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

Software Title:EZCast
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:Windows-EZCast-Release-w.x.y.z.exe /S -var:Reboot=No
Silent Uninstall Switch (32-bit System)"%ProgramFiles%\EZCast\Uninstall.exe" "C:\Program Files\EZCast\install.log" /S -var:Reboot=No
Silent Uninstall Switch (64-bit System)"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\EZCast\Uninstall.exe" "C:\Program Files (x86)\EZCast\install.log" /S -var:Reboot=No
Download Link:https://www.ezcast.com/app/ezcast/windows
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/ezcast-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 EZCast Silently

Check out the EZCast 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 of the following commands:

EZCast Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 32-bit System

"%ProgramFiles%\EZCast\Uninstall.exe" "C:\Program Files\EZCast\install.log" /S -var:Reboot=No

EZCast Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 64-bit System

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\EZCast\Uninstall.exe" "C:\Program Files (x86)\EZCast\install.log" /S -var:Reboot=No

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.

Jason Bergner

I am an accomplished Software Engineer at Patch My PC, leveraging more than 18 years of hands-on experience in Configuration Manager administration and application packaging. I am driven by a genuine passion for solving complex problems and consistently strive to discover innovative and effective solutions. Sharing my extensive knowledge of application deployments is a true joy for me, and I am honored to contribute to the community here at Silent Install HQ.

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