System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager Toolkit Silent Install (How-To Guide)


The System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager Toolkit contains fifteen downloadable tools to help you manage and troubleshoot Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of ConfigMgr 2012 Toolkit R2 from the command line using the MSI installer.

How to Install ConfigMgr 2012 Toolkit R2 Silently

System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager Toolkit Silent Install (MSI)

  1. Navigate to:
  2. Download the MSI 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: MsiExec.exe /i ConfigMgrTools.msi /qn
  6. Press Enter

After a few moments you will find ConfigMgr 2012 Toolkit R2 entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:ConfigMgr 2012 Toolkit R2
Vendor:Microsoft Corporation
Version:5.00.7958.1151
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:MSI
Silent Install Switch:MsiExec.exe /i ConfigMgrTools.msi /qn
Silent Uninstall Switch:MsiExec.exe /x {4FFF7ECC-CCF7-4530-B938-E7812BB91186} /qn
Repair Command:MsiExec.exe /fa {4FFF7ECC-CCF7-4530-B938-E7812BB91186} /qn
Download Link:https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=50012

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

Create an Installation Log File

The ConfigMgr 2012 Toolkit R2 installer offers the option to generate a log file during installation to assist with troubleshooting should any problems arise. You can use the following command to create a verbose log file with details about the installation.

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ConfigMgr 2012 Toolkit R2 Silent Install (MSI) with Logging

MsiExec.exe /i ConfigMgrTools.msi /qn /L*v "%WINDIR%\Temp\ConfigMgrTools-Install.log"

How to Uninstall ConfigMgr 2012 Toolkit R2 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:

ConfigMgr 2012 Toolkit R2 Silent Uninstall (MSI)

MsiExec.exe /x {4FFF7ECC-CCF7-4530-B938-E7812BB91186} /qn

ConfigMgr 2012 Toolkit R2 Silent Uninstall (MSI) with Logging

MsiExec.exe /x {4FFF7ECC-CCF7-4530-B938-E7812BB91186} /qn /L*v "%WINDIR%\Temp\ConfigMgrTools-Uninstall.log"

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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