SHAREit Silent Install (How-To Guide)


SHAREit allows you to transfer video, music, files and apps from one device to another. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of SHAREit from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install SHAREit Silently

SHAREit Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Download the SHAREit 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:
    • SHAREit-KCWEB.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
  6. Press Enter

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

Software Title:SHAREit
Vendor:SHAREit Technologies Co.Ltd
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:SHAREit-KCWEB.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch (32-bit System)"%ProgramFiles%\SHAREit Technologies\SHAREit\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch (64-bit System)"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\SHAREit Technologies\SHAREit\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Download Link:https://w.ushareit.com/w/official/exe/SHAREit-KCWEB.exe

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 SHAREit 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.

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SHAREit Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

SHAREit-KCWEB.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /LOG="%WINDIR%\Temp\SHAREit-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 SHAREit to “C:\SHAREit”

SHAREit-KCWEB.exe /DIR="C:\SHAREit" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

Exclude Desktop Shortcut During Install

The SHAREit 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.

SHAREit Silent Install (EXE) with No Desktop Shortcut

SHAREit-KCWEB.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /MERGETASKS=!desktopicon

How to Uninstall SHAREit Silently

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

SHAREit Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 32-bit System

"%ProgramFiles%\SHAREit Technologies\SHAREit\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

SHAREit Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 64-bit System

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\SHAREit Technologies\SHAREit\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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