Uninstalr Silent Install (How-To Guide)

Uninstalr is an easy to use and very accurate software uninstaller for Windows and can uninstall multiple apps at the same time. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Uninstalr from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install Uninstalr Silently

Uninstalr Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://uninstalr.com/Uninstalr_Setup.exe
  2. Download & Copy the Uninstalr_Setup.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 commands:
Uninstalr_Setup.exe /S
TASKKILL /F /IM Uninstalr.exe

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

Software Title:Uninstalr
Vendor:Macecraft Software
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:Uninstalr_Setup.exe /S
Silent Uninstall Switch (32-bit System)"%ProgramFiles%\Uninstalr\uninstall.exe" /S
Silent Uninstall Switch (64-bit System)"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Uninstalr\uninstall.exe" /S
Download Link:Uninstalr Download
PowerShell Script:Uninstalr | PowerShell Script
Detection Script:Uninstalr | 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

Change the Uninstalr Default Installation Directory

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

Uninstalr_Setup.exe /S /D=C:\Uninstalr

How to Uninstall Uninstalr Silently

Check out the following posts for a scripted solution:

Uninstalr Install and Uninstall (PowerShell)
Uninstalr 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:

Uninstalr Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 32-bit System

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

Uninstalr Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 64-bit System

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Uninstalr\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.

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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