Wing Python IDE Silent Install (How-To Guide)


The Wing Python IDE family of integrated development environments from Wingware was created specifically for the Python programming language. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of the Wing Python IDE from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install the Wing Python IDE Silently

Wing 101 Python IDE Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to the Wing 101 Python IDE Installer
  2. Download the 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:
    • wing-101-x.y.y.z.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
  6. Press Enter

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

Software Title:Wing 101 Python IDE
Vendor:Wingware
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:wing-101-x.y.y.z.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch (32-bit OS)"%ProgramFiles%\Wing 101 x.y\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch (64-bit OS)"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Wing 101 x.y\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Download Link:https://wingware.com/downloads/wing-101

Wing Python IDE Personal Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to the Wing Python IDE Personal Installer
  2. Download the 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:
    • wing-personal-x.y.y.z.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
  6. Press Enter

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

Software Title:Wing Python IDE Personal
Vendor:Wingware
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:wing-personal-x.y.y.z.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch (32-bit OS)"%ProgramFiles%\Wing Personal x.y\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch (64-bit OS)"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Wing Personal x.y\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Download Link:https://wingware.com/downloads/wing-personal

Wing Python IDE Pro Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to the Wing Python IDE Pro Installer
  2. Download the 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:
    • wingpro-x.y.y.z.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
  6. Press Enter

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

Software Title:Wing Python IDE Pro
Vendor:Wingware
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:wingpro-x.y.y.z.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch (32-bit OS)"%ProgramFiles%\Wing Pro x.y\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch (64-bit OS)"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Wing Pro x.y\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Download Link:https://wingware.com/downloads/wing-pro

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.

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Additional Configurations

Create an Installation Log File

The Wing Python IDE 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.

Wing 101 Python IDE Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

wing-101-x.y.y.z.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /LOG="%WINDIR%\Temp\Wing101-Install.log"

Wing Python IDE Personal Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

wing-personal-x.y.y.z.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /LOG="%WINDIR%\Temp\WingPersonal-Install.log"

Wing Python IDE Pro Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

wingpro-x.y.y.z.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /LOG="%WINDIR%\Temp\WingPro-Install.log"

Change Default Installation Directory

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

Wing 101 Python IDE (EXE)

wing-101-x.y.y.z.exe /DIR="C:\WingIDE" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

Wing Python IDE Personal (EXE)

wing-personal-x.y.y.z.exe /DIR="C:\WingIDE" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

Wing Python IDE Pro (EXE)

wingpro-x.y.y.z.exe /DIR="C:\WingIDE" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

How to Uninstall Wing Python IDE Silently

  1. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  2. Enter one of the following commands:

Wing 101 Python IDE Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 32-bit System

"%ProgramFiles%\Wing 101 x.y\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

Wing 101 Python IDE Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 64-bit System

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Wing 101 x.y\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

Wing Python IDE Personal Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 32-bit System

"%ProgramFiles%\Wing Personal x.y\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

Wing Python IDE Personal Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 64-bit System

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Wing Personal x.y\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

Wing Python IDE Pro Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 32-bit System

"%ProgramFiles%\Wing Pro x.y\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

Wing Python IDE Pro Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 64-bit System

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Wing Pro x.y\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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