Unreal Commander Silent Install (How-To Guide)


Unreal Commander is a freeware file manager for Windows. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Unreal Commander from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install Unreal Commander Silently

Unreal Commander Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://x-diesel.com/download/uncomsetup.exe
  2. Download the “uncomsetup.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: “uncomsetup.exe” /VERYSILENT /NORESTART woex
  6. Press Enter
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After a few moments you should see the Unreal Commander Desktop Shortcut appear. You will also find entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:Unreal Commander
Vendor:Max Diesel
Architecture:x86_x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:"uncomsetup.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART woex
Silent Uninstall Switch:"C:\Unreal Commander\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Download Link:https://x-diesel.com/?download
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/unreal-commander-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 Unreal Commander Installation Log File

The Unreal Commander 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.

Unreal Commander Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

"uncomsetup.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART woex /LOG="%WINDIR%\Temp\UnrealCommander-Install.log"

Exclude the Unreal Commander Desktop Shortcut During Install

The Unreal Commander 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.

Unreal Commander Silent Install (EXE) with No Desktop Shortcut

"uncomsetup.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /MERGETASKS=!desktopicon woex

How to Uninstall Unreal Commander Silently

Check out the Unreal Commander 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 the following command:

Unreal Commander Silent Uninstall (EXE)

"C:\Unreal Commander\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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