Spyder IDE Silent Install (How-To Guide)


Spyder is an open source cross-platform integrated development environment for scientific programming in the Python language. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of the Spyder IDE from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install the Spyder IDE Silently

Spyder IDE Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Download the Spyder IDE Installer
  2. Download the Visual C++ Redistributable x64 Installer
  3. Download the files 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:
    • VC_redist.x64.exe /install /quiet /norestart
  7. Press Enter
  8. Enter the following command:
    • Spyder_64bit_full.exe /S
  9. Press Enter

After a few moments you will find Spyder IDE entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:Spyder IDE
Vendor:Spyder Project Contributors
Architecture:x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch (Step 1)VC_redist.x64.exe /install /quiet /norestart
Silent Install Switch (Step 2)Spyder_64bit_full.exe /S
Silent Uninstall Switch:"%LocalAppData%\Programs\Spyder\uninstall.exe" /S
Download Link:https://github.com/spyder-ide/spyder/releases/latest/download/Spyder_64bit_full.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.


How to Uninstall Spyder IDE Silently

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

Spyder IDE Silent Uninstall (EXE)

"%LocalAppData%\Programs\Spyder\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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