PPSSPP Silent Install (How-To Guide)


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

How to Install PPSSPP Silently

PPSSPP Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://www.ppsspp.org/downloads_all.html#windows
  2. Select the EXE Installer version of your choice
  3. Download the PPSSPPSetup.exe 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: PPSSPPSetup.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
  7. Press Enter

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

Software Title:PPSSPP
Vendor:PPSSPP Team
Architecture:x86_x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:PPSSPPSetup.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch:"%ProgramFiles%\PPSSPP\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Download Link:https://www.ppsspp.org/downloads_all.html#windows

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 PPSSPP Installation Log File

The PPSSPP 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.

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PPSSPP Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

PPSSPPSetup.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /LOG="%WINDIR%\Temp\PPSSPP-Install.log"

Change the PPSSPP Default Installation Directory

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

PPSSPPSetup.exe /DIR="C:\PPSSPP" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

How to Uninstall PPSSPP Silently

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

PPSSPP Silent Uninstall (EXE)

"%ProgramFiles%\PPSSPP\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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