QNAP Qsync Client Silent Install (How-To Guide)


QNAP Qsync enables automatic file synchronization across different devices. Simply drag and drop files in the “Qsync folder,” data on devices linked with the NAS is updated simultaneously when changes are made. Additional sync modes, such as Smart Sync or Advanced Selective Sync, allow users to only sync selective data or folders. You can also create download links to share files with others without them having to create a user account for download . This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of the QNAP Qsync Client from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install the QNAP Qsync Client Silently

QNAP Qsync Client Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://www.qnap.com/en-us/utilities/essentials
  2. Under Qsync section, select Windows Download
  3. Download & Copy the QNAPQsyncClientWindows-w.x.y.z.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 commands:
QNAPQsyncClientWindows-w.x.y.z.exe /S
TASKKILL /F /IM Qsync.exe

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

Software Title:QNAP Qsync Client
Vendor:QNAP Systems, Inc.
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch (Step1)QNAPQsyncClientWindows-w.x.y.z.exe /S
Silent Install Switch (Step2)TASKKILL /F /IM Qsync.exe
Silent Uninstall Switch (32-bit System)"%ProgramFiles%\QNAP\Qsync\uninstall.exe" /S
Silent Uninstall Switch (64-bit System)"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\QNAP\Qsync\uninstall.exe" /S
Download Link:https://www.qnap.com/en-us/utilities/essentials
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/qnap-qsync-client-install-and-uninstall-powershell/
Detection Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/create-a-custom-detection-script-for-qnap-qsync-client-powershell/
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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

Change the QNAP Qsync Default Installation Directory

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

QNAPQsyncClientWindows-w.x.y.z.exe /S /D=C:\QNAP\Qsync
TASKKILL /F /IM Qsync.exe

How to Uninstall the QNAP Qsync Client Silently

Check out the following posts for a scripted solution:

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QNAP Qsync Client 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 sets of commands:

QNAP Qsync Client Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 32-bit System

TASKKILL /F /IM Qsync.exe
"%ProgramFiles%\QNAP\Qsync\uninstall.exe" /S

QNAP Qsync Client Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 64-bit System

TASKKILL /F /IM Qsync.exe
"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\QNAP\Qsync\uninstall.exe" /S

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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