Insomnia Silent Install (How-To Guide)


Insomnia is a free cross-platform desktop application that takes the pain out of interacting with and designing HTTP-based APIs. Insomnia combines an easy-to-use interface with advanced functionality like authentication helpers, code generation, and environment variables. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Insomnia from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install Insomnia Silently

Insomnia Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://insomnia.rest/download
  2. Download the Insomnia.Core-xxxx.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: Insomnia.Core-xxxx.y.z.exe -s
  6. Press Enter
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After a few moments you should see the Insomnia Desktop Shortcut appear. You will also find entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:Insomnia
Vendor:Kong
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:Insomnia.Core-xxxx.y.z.exe -s
Silent Uninstall Switch:"%LocalAppData%\insomnia\Update.exe" --uninstall -s
Download Link:https://insomnia.rest/download
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/insomnia-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 Insomnia Silently

Check out the Insomnia 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:

Insomnia Silent Uninstall (EXE)

"%LocalAppData%\insomnia\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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