LiveChat Silent Install (How-To Guide)


LiveChat is an online customer service software with online chat, help desk software, and web analytics capabilities. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of LiveChat from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install LiveChat Silently

LiveChat Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://www.livechat.com/app/download/?platform=windows
  2. Download & Copy the LiveChat.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: LiveChat.exe /allusers /S
  6. Press Enter
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After a few moments you should see the LiveChat Desktop Shortcut appear. You will also find entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:LiveChat
Vendor:LiveChat
Architecture:x86_x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:LiveChat.exe /allusers /S
Silent Uninstall Switch:"%ProgramFiles%\LiveChat\Uninstall LiveChat.exe" /allusers /S
Download Link:https://www.livechat.com/app/download/?platform=windows
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/livechat-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

Change Default Installation Directory

You can also change the default installation directory by using the following command line parameters. In this example, I’m installing LiveChat to “C:\LiveChat”

LiveChat.exe /allusers /S /D=C:\LiveChat

How to Uninstall LiveChat Silently

Check out the LiveChat 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:

LiveChat Silent Uninstall (EXE) – Program Files

"%ProgramFiles%\LiveChat\Uninstall LiveChat.exe" /allusers /S

LiveChat Silent Uninstall (EXE) – User Profile

"%LocalAppData%\Programs\LiveChat\Uninstall LiveChat.exe" /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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