ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors Silent Install (How-To Guide)


ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors is free and open source office suite for viewing and editing text documents, spreadsheets and presentations without an Internet connection. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors Silently

ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors 32-bit Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://download.onlyoffice.com/install/desktop/editors/windows/distrib/onlyoffice/DesktopEditors_x86.exe
  2. Download the DesktopEditors_x86.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: DesktopEditors_x86.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
  6. Press Enter
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After a few moments you should see the ONLYOFFICE Desktop Shortcut appear. You will also find entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors
Vendor:Ascensio System SIA
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:DesktopEditors_x86.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch (32-bit System)"%ProgramFiles%\ONLYOFFICE\DesktopEditors\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch (64-bit System)"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\ONLYOFFICE\DesktopEditors\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Download Link:https://download.onlyoffice.com/install/desktop/editors/windows/distrib/onlyoffice/DesktopEditors_x86.exe
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/onlyoffice-desktop-editors-install-and-uninstall-powershell/

ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors 64-bit Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://download.onlyoffice.com/install/desktop/editors/windows/distrib/onlyoffice/DesktopEditors_x64.exe
  2. Download the DesktopEditors_x64.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: DesktopEditors_x64.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
  6. Press Enter

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

Software Title:ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors
Vendor:Ascensio System SIA
Architecture:x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:DesktopEditors_x64.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch:"%ProgramFiles%\ONLYOFFICE\DesktopEditors\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Download Link:https://download.onlyoffice.com/install/desktop/editors/windows/distrib/onlyoffice/DesktopEditors_x64.exe
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/onlyoffice-desktop-editors-install-and-uninstall-powershell/

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 ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors Installation Log File

The ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors 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.

ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors 32-bit Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

DesktopEditors_x86.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /LOG="%WINDIR%\Temp\ONLYOFFICE32-Install.log"

ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors 64-bit Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

DesktopEditors_x64.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /LOG="%WINDIR%\Temp\ONLYOFFICE64-Install.log"

Change the ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors Default Installation Directory

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

ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors 32-bit

DesktopEditors_x86.exe /DIR="C:\ONLYOFFICE\DesktopEditors" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors 64-bit

DesktopEditors_x64.exe /DIR="C:\ONLYOFFICE\DesktopEditors" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

Exclude the ONLYOFFICE Desktop Shortcut During Install

The ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors installer creates a desktop shortcut by default. If you do not want the desktop shortcut, then you can run the following command line switches to exclude it.

ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors 32-bit Silent Install (EXE) with No Desktop Shortcut

DesktopEditors_x86.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /MERGETASKS=!desktopicon

ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors 64-bit Silent Install (EXE) with No Desktop Shortcut

DesktopEditors_x64.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /MERGETASKS=!desktopicon

Disable ONLYOFFICE Automatic Check for Updates

  1. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  2. Enter the following command Once of each User:
REG ADD "HKCU\Software\ONLYOFFICE\DesktopEditors" /v CheckForUpdates /t REG_SZ /d 0 /f

How to Uninstall ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors Silently

Check out the ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors 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 one of the following commands:

ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors 32-bit Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 32-bit System

"%ProgramFiles%\ONLYOFFICE\DesktopEditors\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors 32-bit Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 64-bit System

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\ONLYOFFICE\DesktopEditors\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors 64-bit Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 64-bit System

"%ProgramFiles%\ONLYOFFICE\DesktopEditors\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.

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