LLVM Silent Install (How-To Guide)


The LLVM compiler infrastructure project is a set of compiler and toolchain technologies, which can be used to develop a front end for any programming language and a back end for any instruction set architecture. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of LLVM from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install LLVM Silently

LLVM 32-bit Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://github.com/llvm/llvm-project/releases/latest
  2. Download the LLVM-x.y.z-win32.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: LLVM-x.y.z-win32.exe /S
  6. Press Enter

After a few moments you will find LLVM entries in the Installation Directory and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:LLVM
Vendor:LLVM
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:LLVM-x.y.z-win32.exe /S
Silent Uninstall Switch (32-bit System)"%ProgramFiles%\LLVM\Uninstall.exe" /S
Silent Uninstall Switch (64-bit System)"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\LLVM\Uninstall.exe" /S
Download Link:https://github.com/llvm/llvm-project/releases/latest

LLVM 64-bit Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://github.com/llvm/llvm-project/releases/latest
  2. Download the LLVM-x.y.z-win64.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: LLVM-x.y.z-win64.exe /S
  6. Press Enter

After a few moments you will find LLVM entries in the Installation Directory and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:LLVM
Vendor:LLVM
Architecture:x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:LLVM-x.y.z-win64.exe /S
Silent Uninstall Switch:"%ProgramFiles%\LLVM\Uninstall.exe" /S
Download Link:https://github.com/llvm/llvm-project/releases/latest

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.


How to Uninstall LLVM 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:

LLVM 32-bit Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 32-bit System

"%ProgramFiles%\LLVM\Uninstall.exe" /S

LLVM 32-bit Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 64-bit System

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\LLVM\Uninstall.exe" /S

LLVM 64-bit Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 64-bit System

"%ProgramFiles%\LLVM\Uninstall.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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