UltraViewer Silent Install (How-To Guide)

UltraViewer is software that helps you to remote control your client’s computer to support them like you’re sitting in front of the screen. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of UltraViewer from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install UltraViewer Silently

UltraViewer Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://ultraviewer.net/en/download.html
  2. Select the Install (EXE)
  3. Download the UltraViewer_setup_x.x_en.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: UltraViewer_setup_x.x_en.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
  7. Press Enter

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

Software Title:UltraViewer
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:UltraViewer_setup_x.x_en.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch (32-bit System)"%ProgramFiles%\UltraViewer\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch (64-bit System)"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\UltraViewer\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Download Link:UltraViewer Download
PowerShell Script:UltraViewer | PowerShell Script
Detection Script:UltraViewer | Custom Detection Script

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 UltraViewer Installation Log File

The UltraViewer 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.

UltraViewer Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

UltraViewer_setup_x.x_en.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /LOG="%WINDIR%\Temp\UltraViewer-Install.log"

Change the UltraViewer Default Installation Directory

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

UltraViewer_setup_x.x_en.exe /DIR="C:\UltraViewer" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

Exclude the UltraViewer Desktop Shortcut During Install

The UltraViewer installer creates a desktop shortcut by default. If you do not want the desktop shortcut, then you can run the following command line switches to exclude it.

UltraViewer Silent Install (EXE) with No Desktop Shortcut

UltraViewer_setup_x.x_en.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /MERGETASKS=!desktopicon

How to Uninstall UltraViewer Silently

Check out the following posts for a scripted solution:

UltraViewer Install and Uninstall (PowerShell)
UltraViewer 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:

UltraViewer Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 32-bit System

"%ProgramFiles%\UltraViewer\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

UltraViewer Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 64-bit System

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\UltraViewer\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.

Jason Bergner

I am an accomplished Software Engineer at Patch My PC, leveraging more than 18 years of hands-on experience in Configuration Manager administration and application packaging. I am driven by a genuine passion for solving complex problems and consistently strive to discover innovative and effective solutions. Sharing my extensive knowledge of application deployments is a true joy for me, and I am honored to contribute to the community here at Silent Install HQ.

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