TreeSize Silent Install (How-To Guide)

TreeSize is a disk space analyzer. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of TreeSize from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install TreeSize Silently

TreeSize Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to:
  2. Download the TreeSizeFreeSetup.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: TreeSizeFreeSetup.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
  6. Press Enter

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

Software Title:TreeSize Free
Vendor:JAM Software
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:TreeSizeFreeSetup.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch (32-bit System)"%ProgramFiles%\JAM Software\TreeSize Free\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch (64-bit System)"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\JAM Software\TreeSize Free\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Download Link:
PowerShell Script:
Detection Script:

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 a TreeSize Installation Log File

The TreeSize 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.

TreeSize Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

TreeSizeFreeSetup.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /LOG="%WINDIR%\Temp\TreeSizeFree-Install.log"

Change the TreeSize Default Installation Directory

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

TreeSizeFreeSetup.exe /DIR="C:\TreeSize Free" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

Include the TreeSize Desktop Shortcut During Install

The TreeSize installer does NOT create a desktop shortcut by default. If you want the desktop shortcut, then you can run the following command line switches to include it.

TreeSize Silent Install (EXE) with Desktop Shortcut

TreeSizeFreeSetup.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /MERGETASKS=desktopicon,desktopicon\common

How to Uninstall TreeSize Silently

Check out the following posts for a scripted solution:

TreeSize Install and Uninstall (PowerShell)
TreeSize Silent Uninstall (PowerShell)
  1. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  2. Enter one of the following commands:

TreeSize Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 32-bit System

"%ProgramFiles%\JAM Software\TreeSize Free\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

TreeSize Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 64-bit System

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\JAM Software\TreeSize Free\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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