RDP-Manager Silent Install (How-To Guide)


RDP-Manager allows you to keep track of multiple remote desktop connections. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of RDP-Manager from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install RDP-Manager Silently

RDP-Manager Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Download the RDP-Manager 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:
    • rdp-manager.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
  6. Press Enter

After a few moments you should find RDP-Manager entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:RDP-Manager
Vendor:Pierre Doll
Architecture:x86_x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:rdp-manager.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch:"%ProgramFiles%\Cinspiration\RDP-Manager\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Download Link:https://www.heise.de/download/product/rdp-manager-75852/download

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 RDP-Manager 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.

RDP-Manager Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

rdp-manager.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /LOG="%WINDIR%\Temp\RDPManager-Install.log"

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 RDP-Manager to “C:\RDP-Manager”

rdp-manager.exe /DIR="C:\RDP-Manager" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

Include Desktop Shortcut During Install

The RDP-Manager installer does NOT create a desktop shortcut by default. If you want the desktop shortcut, then you can run the following command line switches to include it.

RDP-Manager Silent Install with Desktop Shortcut

rdp-manager.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /MERGETASKS=desktopicon

How to Uninstall RDP-Manager Silently

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

RDP-Manager Silent Uninstall (EXE)

"%ProgramFiles%\Cinspiration\RDP-Manager\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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