TeamViewer Silent Install (How-To Guide)


TeamViewer is a software application for remote control, desktop sharing, online meetings, web conferencing and file transfer between computers. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of TeamViewer from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install TeamViewer Silently

TeamViewer Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Download the TeamViewer 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: TeamViewer_Setup.exe /S
  6. Press Enter

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

Software Title:TeamViewer
Vendor:TeamViewer
Architecture:x86_x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:TeamViewer_Setup.exe /S
Silent Uninstall Switch (32-bit System)"%ProgramFiles%\TeamViewer\uninstall.exe" /S
Silent Uninstall Switch (64-bit System)"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\TeamViewer\uninstall.exe" /S
Download Link:https://download.teamviewer.com/download/TeamViewer_Setup.exe
Video Tutorial:TeamViewer Silent Install (How-To Guide) Video
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/teamviewer-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 Default Installation Directory

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

TeamViewer_Setup.exe /S /D=C:\TeamViewer

Disable TeamViewer Auto Update

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TeamViewer Silent Install (How-To Guide)
Disable TeamViewer Auto Update on 32-bit Systems

  1. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  2. Enter Each of the following commands:
REG ADD "HKLM\SOFTWARE\TeamViewer" /v AutoUpdateMode /t REG_DWORD /d 3 /f
REG ADD "HKLM\SOFTWARE\TeamViewer" /v UpdateCheckInterval /t REG_DWORD /d 2 /f
cmd /c "net stop "TeamViewer" && net start "TeamViewer""

Disable TeamViewer Auto Update on 64-bit Systems

  1. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  2. Enter Each of the following commands:
REG ADD "HKLM\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\TeamViewer" /v AutoUpdateMode /t REG_DWORD /d 3 /f
REG ADD "HKLM\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\TeamViewer" /v UpdateCheckInterval /t REG_DWORD /d 2 /f
cmd /c "net stop "TeamViewer" && net start "TeamViewer""

How to Uninstall TeamViewer Silently

Check out the TeamViewer 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:

TeamViewer Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 32-bit System

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

TeamViewer Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 64-bit System

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\TeamViewer\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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