UltraEdit Silent Install (How-To Guide)


UltraEdit is a text editor that including macros, configurable syntax highlighting, code folding, file type conversions, project management, regular expressions for search-and-replace, a column-edit mode, remote editing of files via FTP, interfaces for APIs or command lines of choice, and more. Files can be browsed and edited in tabs, and it also supports Unicode and hex editing mode. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of UltraEdit from the command line using both the EXE & MSI installers.

How to Install UltraEdit Silently

UltraEdit 32-bit Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://www.ultraedit.com/downloads/ultraedit-download/
  2. Select the 32-bit Download next to the language of your choice
  3. Download & Copy the ue_xxxxxx.exe 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: ue_english.exe /S
  7. Press Enter

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

Software Title:UltraEdit 32-bit
Vendor:IDM Computer Solutions, Inc.
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:ue_english.exe /S
Silent Uninstall Switch (32-bit System)"%ProgramFiles%\IDM Computer Solutions\UltraEdit\uninstall.exe" "/U:C:\Program Files\IDM Computer Solutions\UltraEdit\Uninstall\uninstall.xml" /S
Silent Uninstall Switch (64-bit System)"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\IDM Computer Solutions\UltraEdit\uninstall.exe" "/U:C:\Program Files (x86)\IDM Computer Solutions\UltraEdit\Uninstall\uninstall.xml" /S
Download Link:https://www.ultraedit.com/downloads/ultraedit-download/
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/ultraedit-install-and-uninstall-powershell/

UltraEdit 64-bit Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://www.ultraedit.com/downloads/ultraedit-download/
  2. Select the 64-bit Download next to the language of your choice
  3. Download & Copy the ue_xxxxxx_64.exe 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: ue_english_64.exe /S
  7. Press Enter

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

Software Title:UltraEdit 64-bit
Vendor:IDM Computer Solutions, Inc.
Architecture:x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:ue_english_64.exe /S
Silent Uninstall Switch:"%ProgramFiles%\IDM Computer Solutions\UltraEdit\uninstall.exe" "/U:C:\Program Files\IDM Computer Solutions\UltraEdit\Uninstall\uninstall.xml" /S
Download Link:https://www.ultraedit.com/downloads/ultraedit-download/
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/ultraedit-install-and-uninstall-powershell/

UltraEdit 32-bit Silent Install (MSI)

  1. Navigate to: https://www.ultraedit.com/downloads/ultraedit-download/msi.html
  2. Select the 32-bit Download next to the language of your choice
  3. Download & Copy the ue_xxxxxx.msi 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: MsiExec.exe /i ue_english.msi /qn
  7. Press Enter

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

Software Title:UltraEdit 32-bit
Vendor:IDM Computer Solutions, Inc.
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:MSI
Silent Install Switch:MsiExec.exe /i ue_english.msi /qn
Silent Uninstall Switch:MsiExec.exe /x ue_english.msi /qn
Repair Command:MsiExec.exe /fa ue_english.msi /qn
Download Link:https://www.ultraedit.com/downloads/ultraedit-download/msi.html
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/ultraedit-install-and-uninstall-powershell/

UltraEdit 64-bit Silent Install (MSI)

  1. Navigate to: https://www.ultraedit.com/downloads/ultraedit-download/msi.html
  2. Select the 64-bit Download next to the language of your choice
  3. Download & Copy the ue_xxxxxx_64.msi 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: MsiExec.exe /i ue_english_64.msi /qn
  7. Press Enter

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

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Software Title:UltraEdit 64-bit
Vendor:IDM Computer Solutions, Inc.
Architecture:x64
Installer Type:MSI
Silent Install Switch:MsiExec.exe /i ue_english_64.msi /qn
Silent Uninstall Switch:MsiExec.exe /x ue_english_64.msi /qn
Repair Command:MsiExec.exe /fa ue_english_64.msi /qn
Download Link:https://www.ultraedit.com/downloads/ultraedit-download/msi.html
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/ultraedit-install-and-uninstall-powershell/

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 UltraEdit Installation Log File

The UltraEdit MSI 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.

UltraEdit 32-bit (MSI) Silent Install with Logging

MsiExec.exe /i ue_english.msi /qn /L*v "%WINDIR%\Temp\UltraEdit32-Install.log"

UltraEdit 64-bit (MSI) Silent Install with Logging

MsiExec.exe /i ue_english_64.msi /qn /L*v "%WINDIR%\Temp\UltraEdit64-Install.log"

Disable UltraEdit Cloud Services

UltraEdit 32-bit (MSI) Silent Install with Cloud Services Disabled

MsiExec.exe /i ue_english.msi CLOUD_SERVICES=0 /qn

UltraEdit 64-bit (MSI) Silent Install with Cloud Services Disabled

MsiExec.exe /i ue_english_64.msi CLOUD_SERVICES=0 /qn

UltraEdit License Activation

UltraEdit 32-bit License Activation on 32-bit System

"%ProgramFiles%\IDM Computer Solutions\UltraEdit\uedit32.exe" /lic,e="<LicenseID>|<Password>"

UltraEdit 32-bit License Activation on 64-bit System

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\IDM Computer Solutions\UltraEdit\uedit32.exe" /lic,e="<LicenseID>|<Password>"

UltraEdit 64-bit License Activation on 64-bit System

"%ProgramFiles%\IDM Computer Solutions\UltraEdit\uedit64.exe" /lic,e="<LicenseID>|<Password>"

How to Uninstall UltraEdit Silently

Check out the UltraEdit 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:

UltraEdit 32-bit Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 32-bit System

"%ProgramFiles%\IDM Computer Solutions\UltraEdit\uninstall.exe" "/U:C:\Program Files\IDM Computer Solutions\UltraEdit\Uninstall\uninstall.xml" /S

UltraEdit 32-bit Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 64-bit System

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\IDM Computer Solutions\UltraEdit\uninstall.exe" "/U:C:\Program Files (x86)\IDM Computer Solutions\UltraEdit\Uninstall\uninstall.xml" /S

UltraEdit 64-bit Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 64-bit System

"%ProgramFiles%\IDM Computer Solutions\UltraEdit\uninstall.exe" "/U:C:\Program Files\IDM Computer Solutions\UltraEdit\Uninstall\uninstall.xml" /S

UltraEdit Silent Uninstall (MSI)

VersionUltraEdit Silent Uninstall String
28.20 (32-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {A56EB258-7343-1014-A6A1-107691E2DA7D} /qn
28.20 (64-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {A578ED3B-7343-1014-A6A1-107691E2DA7D} /qn
28.10 (32-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {5B15C71D-6D56-1014-8BBC-0F666C540D54} /qn
28.10 (64-bit)MsiExec.exe /x {5B223E5D-6D56-1014-8BBC-0F666C540D54} /qn

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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