mRemoteNG Silent Install (How-To Guide)

mRemoteNG is an open source, tabbed, multi-protocol, remote connections manager for Windows. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of mRemoteNG from the command line using the MSI installer.

How to Install mRemoteNG Silently

mRemoteNG 1.76.20 Silent Install (MSI)

  1. Navigate to
  2. Download the MSI 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:
    • MsiExec.exe /i mRemoteNG-Installer- /qn
  6. Press Enter

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

Software Title:mRemoteNG
Vendor:Next Generation Software
Installer Type:MSI
Silent Install Switch:MsiExec.exe /i mRemoteNG-Installer- /qn
Silent Uninstall Switch:MsiExec.exe /x {381B1560-3850-4E80-BD01-781486364F7B} /qn
Repair Command:MsiExec.exe /fa {381B1560-3850-4E80-BD01-781486364F7B} /qn
Download Link:
PowerShell 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. Continue reading if you are interested in additional details and configurations.

Additional Configurations

Create an Installation Log File

The mRemoteNG MSI 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.

mRemoteNG 1.76.20 Silent Install w/ Logging

MsiExec.exe /i mRemoteNG-Installer- /qn /L*v "%WINDIR%\Temp\mRemoteNG-Install.log"

How to Uninstall mRemoteNG Silently

Check out the mRemoteNG 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 the following command:

mRemoteNG 1.76.20 (MSI) Silent Uninstall

MsiExec.exe /x {381B1560-3850-4E80-BD01-781486364F7B} /qn

mRemoteNG 1.76.20 (MSI) Silent Uninstall w/ Logging

MsiExec.exe /x {381B1560-3850-4E80-BD01-781486364F7B} /qn /L*v "%WINDIR%\Temp\mRemoteNG-Uninstall.log"

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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