Lenovo System Update Silent Install (How-To Guide)


Lenovo System Update saves you time and effort by helping automate the process of finding and installing the latest drivers, BIOS, and other applications. Having the latest downloads and drivers helps optimize the performance of your Lenovo system. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Lenovo System Update from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install Lenovo System Update Silently

Lenovo System Update Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/downloads/ds012808
  2. Download the system_update_x.yy.zzzz.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: system_update_x.yy.zzzz.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
  6. Press Enter

After a few moments you will find Lenovo System Update entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:Lenovo System Update
Vendor:Lenovo
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:system_update_x.yy.zzzz.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch (32-bit System)"%ProgramFiles%\Lenovo\System Update\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch (64-bit System) "%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Lenovo\System Update\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Download Link:https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/downloads/ds012808
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/lenovo-system-update-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 a Lenovo System Update Installation Log File

The Lenovo System Update 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.

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Lenovo System Update Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

system_update_x.yy.zzzz.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /LOG="%WINDIR%\Temp\LenovoSU-Install.log"

Disable Lenovo System Update Data Collection Prompt

  1. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  2. Enter one of the following commands:

32-bit System

REG ADD "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Lenovo\System Update\Preferences\UserSettings\General" /v MetricsEnabled /t REG_SZ /d NO /f

64-bit System

REG ADD "HKLM\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\Lenovo\System Update\Preferences\UserSettings\General" /v MetricsEnabled /t REG_SZ /d NO /f

Disable Lenovo System Update Ask Before Closing Prompt

  1. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  2. Enter one of the following commands:

32-bit System

REG ADD "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Lenovo\System Update\Preferences\UserSettings\General" /v AskBeforeClosing /t REG_SZ /d NO /f

64-bit System

REG ADD "HKLM\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\Lenovo\System Update\Preferences\UserSettings\General" /v AskBeforeClosing /t REG_SZ /d NO /f

Disable Lenovo System Update License Agreement Prompt

  1. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  2. Enter one of the following sets of commands:

32-bit System

REG ADD "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Lenovo\System Update\Preferences\UserSettings\General" /v DisplayLicenseNotice /t REG_SZ /d NO /f
REG ADD "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Lenovo\System Update\Preferences\UserSettings\General" /v DisplayLicenseNoticeSU /t REG_SZ /d NO /f

64-bit System

REG ADD "HKLM\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\Lenovo\System Update\Preferences\UserSettings\General" /v DisplayLicenseNotice /t REG_SZ /d NO /f
REG ADD "HKLM\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\Lenovo\System Update\Preferences\UserSettings\General" /v DisplayLicenseNoticeSU /t REG_SZ /d NO /f

Lenovo System Update Older Versions

Note: The download links provided in the table below are directly from the vendors website.

Lenovo System Update 5.07.0127Download Link
Lenovo System Update 5.07.0124Download Link
Lenovo System Update 5.07.0118Download Link
Lenovo System Update 5.07.0117Download Link
Lenovo System Update 5.07.0113Download Link
Lenovo System Update 5.07.0110Download Link
Lenovo System Update 5.07.0106Download Link
Lenovo System Update 5.07.0097Download Link
Lenovo System Update 5.07.0096Download Link
Lenovo System Update 5.07.0095Download Link
Lenovo System Update 5.07.0093Download Link
Lenovo System Update 5.07.0092Download Link
Lenovo System Update 5.07.0088Download Link
Lenovo System Update 5.07.0084Download Link
Lenovo System Update 5.07.0078Download Link
Lenovo System Update 5.07.0074Download Link
Lenovo System Update 5.07.0072Download Link
Lenovo System Update 5.07.0070Download Link
Lenovo ThinkVantage System Update 5.07.0065Download Link
Lenovo ThinkVantage System Update 5.07.0059Download Link
Lenovo ThinkVantage System Update 5.07.0053Download Link
Lenovo ThinkVantage System Update 5.07.0045Download Link
Lenovo ThinkVantage System Update 5.07.0032Download Link
Lenovo ThinkVantage System Update 5.07.0029Download Link

How to Uninstall Lenovo System Update Silently

Check out the Lenovo System Update 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:

Lenovo System Update Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 32-bit System

"%ProgramFiles%\Lenovo\System Update\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

Lenovo System Update Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 64-bit System

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Lenovo\System Update\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

Lenovo System Update Silent Uninstall (MSI)

MsiExec.exe /x {25C64847-B900-48AD-A164-1B4F9B774650} /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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