Silent Installation:

vs_premium.exe /quiet /silent /noweb /norestart.


Cannot turn off the updates as they are set after the program is launched, which is are user specific.

These are the list of programs that are listed in the Add or Remove programs list.

Entity Framework Designer for Visual Studio 2012 – enu

Microsoft Silverlight 4 SDK

Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 SDK

Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable - x86 9.0.30729.4148

Microsoft Web Platform Installer 4.0

WCF RIA Services V1.0 SP2

Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Command Line Utilities

Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 Multi-Targeting Pack

Microsoft ASP.NET Web Pages

Microsoft SQL Server 2012 T-SQL Language Service

Microsoft SQL Server Compact 4.0 SP1 ENU

Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools Build Utilities - enu (11.1.20627.00)

Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Transact-SQL Compiler Service

Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable

Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Native Client

Prerequisites for SSDT

Microsoft SQL Server System CLR Types

IIS 8.0 Express

Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Transact-SQL ScriptDom

Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Express LocalDB

Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Management Objects

Microsoft ASP.NET MVC 3

Microsoft Silverlight 5 SDK

Microsoft System CLR Types for SQL Server 2012

Microsoft Web Deploy dbSqlPackage Provider – enu

Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools - enu (11.1.20627.00)

Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Data-Tier App Framework

IIS Express Application Compatibility Database for x86

Microsoft Help Viewer 2.0

Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Tools for Office Runtime (x86)

Microsoft Visual Studio Premium 2012


Add a registry so that these would be removed from the Add or Remove Programs list.



It is a simple uninstall with the following command line. All the components will be uninstalled except for the components that has dependencies with other programs. And the command line would be

vs_premium.exe /uninstall /quiet /silent /noweb /norestart.