League of Legends Silent Install (How-To Guide)

League of Legends (LoL) is a popular online multiplayer video game developed and published by Riot Games. It is a free-to-play game and falls under the genre of a multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA). This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of League of Legends from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install League of Legends Silently

League of Legends Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://signup.leagueoflegends.com/en-us/signup/redownload
  2. Download the “Install League of Legends na.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:
"Install League of Legends na.exe" --skip-to-install

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

Software Title:League of Legends
Vendor:Riot Games, Inc
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:"Install League of Legends na.exe" --skip-to-install
Silent Uninstall Switch:"C:\Riot Games\Riot Client\RiotClientServices.exe" --uninstall-product=league_of_legends --uninstall-patchline=live
Download Link:League of Legends Download
PowerShell Script:League of Legends | PowerShell Script

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

Disable League of Legends Self Update

"Install League of Legends na.exe" --skip-to-install --disable-self-update

Disable League of Legends Patching

"Install League of Legends na.exe" --skip-to-install --disable-patching

Disable League of Legends Auto Launch

"Install League of Legends na.exe" --skip-to-install --disable-auto-launch

How to Uninstall League of Legends Silently

Check out the following posts for a scripted solution:

League of Legends Install and Uninstall (PowerShell)
League of Legends Silent Uninstall (PowerShell)
  1. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  2. Enter the following commands:

League of Legends Silent Uninstall (EXE)

"C:\Riot Games\Riot Client\RiotClientServices.exe" --uninstall-product=league_of_legends --uninstall-patchline=live

Riot Client Silent Uninstall (EXE)

"C:\Riot Games\Riot Client\RiotClientServices.exe" --uninstall-product=Riot_Client --uninstall-patchline=

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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