Neat Download Manager Silent Install (How-To Guide)

Neat Download Manager (NDM) is a software application that enhances the downloading experience by providing accelerated speeds, pause and resume functionality, and scheduling options. It integrates with popular web browsers and offers features like folder organization, progress tracking, and download statistics. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Neat Download Manager from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install Neat Download Manager Silently

Neat Download Manager Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://www.neatdownloadmanager.com/file/NeatDM_setup.exe
  2. Download the NeatDM_setup.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: NeatDM_setup.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
  6. Press Enter

After a few moments you will find Neat Download Manager entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:Neat Download Manager
Vendor:Javad Motallebi
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:NeatDM_setup.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch: (32-bit System)"%ProgramFiles%\Neat Download Manager\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch: (64-bit System)"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Neat Download Manager\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Download Link:Neat Download Manager Download
PowerShell Script:Neat Download Manager | PowerShell Script
Detection Script:Neat Download Manager | Custom 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. Continue reading if you are interested in additional details and configurations.


Additional Configurations

Create a Neat Download Manager Installation Log File

The Neat Download Manager installer offers the option to generate a log file during installation to assist with troubleshooting should any problems arise. You can use the following command to create a verbose log file with details about the installation.

Neat Download Manager Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

NeatDM_setup.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /LOG="%WINDIR%\Temp\NeatDM-Install.log"

Change the Neat Download Manager Default Installation Directory

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

NeatDM_setup.exe /DIR="C:\Neat Download Manager" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

Include the Neat Download Manager Desktop Shortcut During Install

The Neat Download Manager installer does not create a desktop shortcut by default. If you want the desktop shortcut, then you can run the following command line switches to include it.

Neat Download Manager Silent Install (EXE) with Desktop Shortcut

NeatDM_setup.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /MERGETASKS=desktopicon

How to Uninstall Neat Download Manager Silently

Check out the following posts for a scripted solution:

Neat Download Manager Install and Uninstall (PowerShell)
Neat Download Manager 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:

Neat Download Manager Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 32-bit System

"%ProgramFiles%\Neat Download Manager\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

Neat Download Manager Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 64-bit System

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Neat Download Manager\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

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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