WizTree Silent Install (How-To Guide)


WizTree is a disk space analyzer that scans your hard drive and shows you which files and folders are using the most disk space. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of WizTree from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install WizTree Silently

WizTree Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://wiztreefree.com/
  2. Download the wiztree_x_yz_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 command: wiztree_x_yz_setup.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
  6. Press Enter

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

Software Title:WizTree
Vendor:Antibody Software
Architecture:x86_x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:wiztree_x_yz_setup.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch:"%ProgramFiles%\WizTree\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Download Link:https://wiztreefree.com/
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/wiztree-install-and-uninstall-powershell/

The information above provides a quick overview of the software title, vendor, silent install, and silent uninstall switches. The download link provided take you directly to the vendors website. Continue reading if you are interested in additional details and configurations.


Additional Configurations

Create an Installation Log File

The WizTree installer offers the option to generate a log file during installation to assist with troubleshooting should any problems arise. You can use the following commands to create a verbose log file with details about the installation.

WizTree Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

wiztree_x_yz_setup.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /LOG="%WINDIR%\Temp\WizTree-Install.log"

Exclude Desktop Shortcut During Install

The WizTree installer includes a desktop shortcut by default. If you don’t want the desktop shortcut included during installation, then you can run the following command line switch.

WizTree Silent Install (EXE) with No Desktop Shortcut

wiztree_x_yz_setup.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /MERGETASKS=!desktopicon

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 WizTree to “C:\WizTree”

wiztree_x_yz_setup.exe /DIR="C:\WizTree" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

How to Uninstall WizTree Silently

Check out the WizTree 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:

WizTree Silent Uninstall (EXE)

"%ProgramFiles%\WizTree\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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