Microsoft Edge (EXE) Silent Install (How-To Guide)

Microsoft Edge is a cross-platform web browser developed by Microsoft. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Microsoft Edge from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install Microsoft Edge (EXE) Silently

Microsoft Edge Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to:
  2. Select Download for Windows & pick your Operating System
  3. Click Accept and Download to the License Agreement
  4. Download the MicrosoftEdgeSetup.exe to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  5. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  6. Navigate to the C:\Downloads folder
  7. Enter the following command: MicrosoftEdgeSetup.exe /silent /install
  8. Press Enter

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

Software Title:Microsoft Edge
Vendor:Microsoft Corporation
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:MicrosoftEdgeSetup.exe /silent /install
Silent Uninstall Switch (32-bit System)"%ProgramFiles%\Microsoft\Edge\Application\w.x.y.z\Installer\setup.exe" --uninstall --system-level --force-uninstall
Silent Uninstall Switch (64-bit System)"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Microsoft\Edge\Application\w.x.y.z\Installer\setup.exe" --uninstall --system-level --force-uninstall
Download Link:
PowerShell Script:
Detection Script:

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 Microsoft Edge (EXE) Silently

Check out the following posts for a scripted solution:

Microsoft Edge Install and Uninstall (PowerShell)
Microsoft Edge Silent Uninstall (PowerShell)
  1. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  2. Enter one of the following commands:

Microsoft Edge Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 32-bit System

"%ProgramFiles%\Microsoft\Edge\Application\w.x.y.z\Installer\setup.exe" --uninstall --system-level --force-uninstall

Microsoft Edge Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 64-bit System

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Microsoft\Edge\Application\w.x.y.z\Installer\setup.exe" --uninstall --system-level --force-uninstall

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.

Jason Bergner

I am an accomplished Software Engineer at Patch My PC, leveraging more than 18 years of hands-on experience in Configuration Manager administration and application packaging. I am driven by a genuine passion for solving complex problems and consistently strive to discover innovative and effective solutions. Sharing my extensive knowledge of application deployments is a true joy for me, and I am honored to contribute to the community here at Silent Install HQ.

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