SugarSync Silent Install (How-To Guide)

SugarSync is a cloud file sharing, file sync and online backup service that is simple, powerful and easy to use. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of SugarSync from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install SugarSync Silently

SugarSync Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to:
  2. Download the SugarSyncSetup.exe 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: SugarSyncSetup.exe /S
  6. Press Enter

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

Software Title:SugarSync
Vendor:KeepItSafe, Inc.
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:SugarSyncSetup.exe /S
Silent Uninstall Switch (32-bit OS)"%ProgramFiles%\SugarSync\uninstall.exe" /S
Silent Uninstall Switch (64-bit OS)"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\SugarSync\uninstall.exe" /S
Download Link:

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 Default Installation Directory

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

SugarSyncSetup.exe /S /D=C:\SugarSync

How to Uninstall SugarSync 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:

SugarSync Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 32-bit System

"%ProgramFiles%\SugarSync\uninstall.exe" /S

SugarSync Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 64-bit System

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\SugarSync\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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