Proxifier Silent Install (How-To Guide)

Proxifier allows network applications that do not support working through proxy servers to operate through a SOCKS or HTTPS proxy and chains. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Proxifier from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install Proxifier Silently

Proxifier Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to:
  2. Download the ProxifierSetup.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: ProxifierSetup.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
  6. Press Enter

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

Software Title:Proxifier
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:ProxifierSetup.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch (32-bit System)"%ProgramFiles%\Proxifier\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch (64-bit System)"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Proxifier\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Download Link:
PowerShell Script:
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 Proxifier Installation Log File

The Proxifier 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.

Proxifier Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

ProxifierSetup.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /LOG="%WINDIR%\Temp\Proxifier-Install.log"

Change the Proxifier Default Installation Directory

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

ProxifierSetup.exe /DIR="C:\Proxifier" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

Exclude the Proxifier Desktop Shortcut During Install

The Proxifier 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.

Proxifier Silent Install (EXE) with No Desktop Shortcut

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

Do Not Start Proxifier Automatically on Windows Startup

ProxifierSetup.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /MERGETASKS=!autostart

Do Not Check for Product Updates on Proxifier Startup

ProxifierSetup.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /MERGETASKS=!updates

How to Uninstall Proxifier Silently

Check out the following posts for a scripted solution:

Proxifier Install and Uninstall (PowerShell)
Proxifier 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:

Proxifier Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 32-bit System

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

Proxifier Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 64-bit System

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Proxifier\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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