LEGO Education WeDo Silent Install (How-To Guide)


LEGO Education WeDo is an intuitive hands-on solution designed to develop elementary school students’ curiosity and confidence to solve real-life problems through engaging STEAM projects. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of LEGO Education WeDo from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install LEGO Education WeDo Silently

LEGO Education WeDo 2.0 Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://education.lego.com/en-us/downloads/wedo-2/software
  2. Select Windows 10 from the dropdown list & Click Download Installer
  3. Download the EXE 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: WeDo2_Full_x.y.z_Global_WIN10.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
  7. Press Enter
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After a minute or so you should see the LEGO Education WeDo 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 WeDo 2.0
Vendor:LEGO System A/S
Version:2.0
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:WeDo2_Full_x.y.z_Global_WIN10.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch (32-bit System)"%ProgramFiles%\WeDo 2.0\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch (64-bit System)"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\WeDo 2.0\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Download Link:https://education.lego.com/en-us/downloads/wedo-2/software

LEGO Education WeDo v1.2 Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://education.lego.com/en-us/downloads/retiredproducts/wedo/software
  2. Select Windows (7,8.1,10) from the dropdown list
  3. Download the EXE to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  4. Extract the contents of the EXE to C:\Downloads\LEGO Education WeDo\ with 7-Zip
  5. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  6. Navigate to C:\Downloads\LEGO Education WeDo\
  7. Enter the following command: setup.exe /q /AcceptLicenses yes /r:n
  8. Press Enter

After a minute or so you should see the LEGO Education WeDo 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 WeDo Software v1.2
Vendor:LEGO System A/S
Version:v1.2
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:setup.exe /q /AcceptLicenses yes /r:n
Silent Uninstall Switch (Step 1)MsiExec.exe /x {0BDA6D08-D9A6-4BDB-BE18-2D4A74D52674} MSIRUNNINGMERGED.WEDO.ACT.1100=YES /qn
Silent Uninstall Switch (Step 2)MsiExec.exe /x {2B5F416D-75C8-446A-B264-510E207AD140} /qn
Download Link:https://education.lego.com/en-us/downloads/retiredproducts/wedo/software

The information above provides a quick overview of the software title, vendor, silent install, and silent uninstall switches. The download link 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 WeDo installer offers the option to generate a log file during installation to assist with troubleshooting should any problems arise. You can use the following command to create a verbose log file with details about the installation.

LEGO Education WeDo 2.0 Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

WeDo2_Full_x.y.z_Global_WIN10.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /LOG="%WINDIR%\Temp\WeDo2-Install.log"

LEGO Education WeDo v1.2 Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

setup.exe /q /AcceptLicenses yes /r:n /log "%WINDIR%\Temp\LEGO_WeDo-Install.log"

Exclude Desktop Shortcut During Install

The LEGO Education WeDo 2.0 installer creates a desktop shortcut by default. If you do not want the desktop shortcut, then you can run the following command line switches to exclude it.

LEGO Education WeDo 2.0 Silent Install (EXE) with No Desktop Shortcut

WeDo2_Full_x.y.z_Global_WIN10.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /MERGETASKS=!desktopicon

How to Uninstall LEGO Education WeDo Silently

  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 WeDo 2.0 Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 32-bit System

"%ProgramFiles%\WeDo 2.0\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

LEGO Education WeDo 2.0 Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 64-bit System

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\WeDo 2.0\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

LEGO Education WeDo v1.2 Silent Uninstall (EXE)

LEGO Education WeDo Activity Pack v1.1
MsiExec.exe /x {0BDA6D08-D9A6-4BDB-BE18-2D4A74D52674} MSIRUNNINGMERGED.WEDO.ACT.1100=YES /qn
LEGO Education WeDo Software v1.2
MsiExec.exe /x {2B5F416D-75C8-446A-B264-510E207AD140} /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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