LEGO Education SPIKE Silent Install (How-To Guide)


LEGO Education SPIKE Prime is an intuitive hands-on solution designed to develop students’ confidence in STEAM concepts via learning through play. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of LEGO Education SPIKE from the command line using both the MSI & EXE installer.

How to Install LEGO Education SPIKE Silently

LEGO Education SPIKE Silent Install (MSI)

  1. Navigate to: https://education.lego.com/en-us/downloads/spike-prime/software
  2. Select Windows 10 from the dropdown list & Click Download Installer
  3. Download the SPIKE-PRIME_Win10_x.y.z_Global.msi to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  4. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  5. Navigate to the C:\Downloads folder
  6. Enter the following command: MsiExec.exe /i SPIKE-PRIME_Win10_x.y.z_Global.msi /qn
  7. Press Enter
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After a few moments you should see the LEGO Education SPIKE Desktop Shortcut appear. You will also find entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:LEGO Education SPIKE
Vendor:LEGO System A/S
Version:1.3.5 & Newer
Architecture:x64
Installer Type:MSI
Silent Install Switch:MsiExec.exe /i SPIKE-PRIME_Win10_x.y.z_Global.msi /qn
Silent Uninstall Switch:MsiExec.exe /x SPIKE-PRIME_Win10_x.y.z_Global.msi /qn
Repair Command:MsiExec.exe /fa SPIKE-PRIME_Win10_x.y.z_Global.msi /qn
Download Link:https://education.lego.com/en-us/downloads/spike-prime/software
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/lego-education-spike-install-and-uninstall-powershell/

LEGO Education SPIKE Silent Install (EXE) – Version 1.3.3 & Older

  1. Navigate to: https://education.lego.com/_/downloads/SPIKE-PRIME_Win10_1.3.3_Global.exe
  2. Download the SPIKE-PRIME_Win10_x.y.z_Global.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: SPIKE-PRIME_Win10_x.y.z_Global.exe /allusers /S
  6. Press Enter

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

Software Title:LEGO Education SPIKE
Vendor:LEGO System A/S
Version:1.3.3 & Older
Architecture:x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:SPIKE-PRIME_Win10_x.y.z_Global.exe /allusers /S
Silent Uninstall Switch:"%ProgramFiles%\SPIKE\Uninstall SPIKE.exe" /allusers /S
Download Link:https://education.lego.com/_/downloads/SPIKE-PRIME_Win10_1.3.3_Global.exe
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/lego-education-spike-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

Create an Installation Log File

The LEGO Education SPIKE MSI 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.

LEGO Education SPIKE Silent Install with Logging (MSI)

MsiExec.exe /i SPIKE-PRIME_Win10_x.y.z_Global.msi /qn /L*v "%WINDIR%\Temp\LegoEduSpike-Install.log"

How to Uninstall LEGO Education SPIKE Silently

Check out the LEGO Education SPIKE 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:

LEGO Education SPIKE Silent Uninstall (MSI)

MsiExec.exe /x SPIKE-PRIME_Win10_x.y.z_Global.msi /qn

LEGO Education SPIKE Silent Uninstall (EXE)

"%ProgramFiles%\SPIKE\Uninstall SPIKE.exe" /allusers /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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