Microsoft Office Remote Silent Install (How-To Guide)

Microsoft Office Remote turns your phone into a smart remote that interacts with Microsoft Office on your PC. The app lets you control Word, Excel, and PowerPoint from across the room, so you can walk around freely during presentations. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Microsoft Office Remote from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install Microsoft Office Remote Silently

Microsoft Office Remote Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to
  2. Click the Download button
  3. Download the file 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:
    • OfficeRemoteSetup.exe /install /quiet /norestart
  7. Press Enter

After a few moments you should see the Microsoft Office Remote entry in Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:Microsoft Office Remote
Vendor:Microsoft Corporation
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:OfficeRemoteSetup.exe /install /quiet /norestart
Silent Uninstall Switch:"%ProgramData%\Package Cache{7a1ad515-9199-47d6-aa40-6fdf2c857ff0}\OfficeRemoteSetup.exe" /uninstall /quiet
Download Link:

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 an Installation Log File

The Microsoft Office Remote installer offers the option to generate a log file during installation to assist with troubleshooting should any problems arise. You can use the following commands to create a verbose log file with details about the installation.

Microsoft Office Remote (EXE) Silent Install w/ Logging

OfficeRemoteSetup.exe /install /quiet /norestart /log "%WINDIR%\Temp\OfficeRemote-Install.log"

How to Uninstall Microsoft Office Remote Silently

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

Microsoft Office Remote (EXE) Silent Uninstall

"%ProgramData%\Package Cache{7a1ad515-9199-47d6-aa40-6fdf2c857ff0}\OfficeRemoteSetup.exe" /uninstall /quiet

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

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