PeaZip Silent Install (How-To Guide)


PeaZip is a free and open-source file manager and file archiver. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of PeaZip from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install PeaZip Silently

PeaZip 6.9.2 (32-bit) Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Download the PeaZip 6.9.2 (32-bit) Installer
  2. Download the file 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: peazip-6.9.2.WINDOWS.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
  6. Press Enter

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

Software Title:PeaZip 6.9.2 (32-bit)
Vendor:Giorgio Tani
Version:6.9.2
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:peazip-6.9.2.WINDOWS.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch (32-bit System)"%ProgramFiles%\PeaZip\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch (64-bit System)"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\PeaZip\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Download Link:http://www.peazip.org/downloads/peazip-6.9.2.WINDOWS.exe

PeaZip 6.9.2 (64-bit) Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Download the PeaZip 6.9.2 (64-bit) Installer
  2. Download the file 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: peazip-6.9.2.WIN64.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
  6. Press Enter

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

Software Title:PeaZip 6.9.2 (64-bit)
Vendor:Giorgio Tani
Version:6.9.2
Architecture:x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:peazip-6.9.2.WIN64.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch:"%ProgramFiles%\PeaZip\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Download Link:http://www.peazip.org/downloads/peazip-6.9.2.WINDOWS.exe

The information above provides a quick overview of the software title, vendor, silent install, and silent uninstall switches. The download link 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 PeaZip 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.

PeaZip 6.9.2 (32-bit) Silent Install w/ Logging

peazip-6.9.2.WINDOWS.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /LOG="%WINDIR%\Temp\PeaZip32-Install.log"

PeaZip 6.9.2 (64-bit) Silent Install w/ Logging

peazip-6.9.2.WIN64.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /LOG="%WINDIR%\Temp\PeaZip64-Install.log"

Exclude Desktop Shortcut During Install

The PeaZip installer includes a desktop shortcut by default. If you don’t want the desktop shortcut included during installation, then you can run the following command line switch.

PeaZip 6.9.2 (32-bit) Silent Install without Desktop Shortcut

peazip-6.9.2.WINDOWS.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /MERGETASKS=!desktopicon

PeaZip 6.9.2 (64-bit) Silent Install without Desktop Shortcut

peazip-6.9.2.WIN64.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /MERGETASKS=!desktopicon

Change Default Installation Directory

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

PeaZip 6.9.2 (32-bit)

peazip-6.9.2.WINDOWS.exe /DIR="C:\PeaZip" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

PeaZip 6.9.2 (64-bit)

peazip-6.9.2.WIN64.exe /DIR="C:\PeaZip" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

How to Uninstall PeaZip Silently

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

PeaZip (32-bit) on 32-bit System

"%ProgramFiles%\PeaZip\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

PeaZip (32-bit) on 64-bit System

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

PeaZip (64-bit) on 64-bit System

"%ProgramFiles%\PeaZip\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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