Room EQ Wizard Silent Install (How-To Guide)


Room EQ Wizard (REW) is free room acoustics software for measuring and analyzing room and loudspeaker responses. The analysis helps you optimize your studio by finding the best spot for the speakers and listening position. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Room EQ Wizard from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install Room EQ Wizard Silently

Room EQ Wizard 32-bit Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://www.roomeqwizard.com/
  2. Select the Windows 32-bit Installer
  3. Download the REW_windows-x32_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 command: REW_windows-x32_x_y_z.exe -q
  7. Press Enter

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

Software Title:Room EQ Wizard
Vendor:John Mulcahy
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:REW_windows-x32_x_y_z.exe -q
Silent Uninstall Switch (32-bit System)"%ProgramFiles%\REW\uninstall.exe" -q
Silent Uninstall Switch (64-bit System)"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\REW\uninstall.exe" -q
Download Link:https://www.roomeqwizard.com/
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/room-eq-wizard-install-and-uninstall-powershell/

Room EQ Wizard 64-bit Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://www.roomeqwizard.com/
  2. Select the Windows 64-bit Installer
  3. Download the REW_windows-x64_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 command: REW_windows-x64_x_y_z.exe -q
  7. Press Enter

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

Software Title:Room EQ Wizard
Vendor:John Mulcahy
Architecture:x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:REW_windows-x64_x_y_z.exe -q
Silent Uninstall Switch:"%ProgramFiles%\REW\uninstall.exe" -q
Download Link:https://www.roomeqwizard.com/
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/room-eq-wizard-install-and-uninstall-powershell/

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

Change the Room EQ Wizard Default Installation Directory

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

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Room EQ Wizard 32-bit (EXE)

REW_windows-x32_x_y_z.exe -q -dir C:\REW

Room EQ Wizard 64-bit (EXE)

REW_windows-x64_x_y_z.exe -q -dir C:\REW

Overwrite All Files During Silent Install

Room EQ Wizard 32-bit (EXE) Silent Install Overwrite All Files

REW_windows-x32_x_y_z.exe -q -overwrite

Room EQ Wizard 64-bit (EXE) Silent Install Overwrite All Files

REW_windows-x64_x_y_z.exe -q -overwrite

Show Progress Window During Silent Install

Room EQ Wizard 32-bit (EXE) Show Installation Progress Window

REW_windows-x32_x_y_z.exe -q -splash

Room EQ Wizard 64-bit (EXE) Show Installation Progress Window

REW_windows-x64_x_y_z.exe -q -splash

How to Uninstall Room EQ Wizard Silently

Check out the Room EQ Wizard Install and Uninstall (PowerShell) post for a scripted solution.

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

Room EQ Wizard 32-bit Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 32-bit System

"%ProgramFiles%\REW\uninstall.exe" -q

Room EQ Wizard 32-bit Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 64-bit System

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\REW\uninstall.exe" -q

Room EQ Wizard 64-bit Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 64-bit System

"%ProgramFiles%\REW\uninstall.exe" -q

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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