Hi, Guys.

Can you help me regarding the silent parameters for install and uninstall for Microsoft Visio 2013 Standard?

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If you have an MSI file for it, it would be /qn /i for install.

But, if you have the setup.exe (for install) what you want to do is run the Office Customization tool (by running setup.exe /admin); from there you can customize the installation (have it enter the activation key, auto activate, and you can set the Display level to your preference - for silent, you'll use a Display Level of None. That is of course for the installation. Here's a link to the Technet article on the 2013 Office Customization Tool: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc179097(v=office.15).aspx

The Uninstall command (which you can find from the KACE Software Inventory for Microsoft Vision Standard 2013) is this: C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\OFFICE15\Office Setup Controller\setup.exe /uninstall VISSTD /dll OSETUP.DLL 

In order to run it silently, you'll need to create a silent config xml file, which you'll reference with "/config (PATH TO XML FILE) at the end of your uninstall command (/uninstall VISSTD /dll OSETUP.dll /config SilentUninstallConfig.xml)
The XML file should look something like this:

<Configuration Product="ProPlus">
<Display Level="none" CompletionNotice="no" SuppressModal="yes" AcceptEula="yes" />
<Setting Id="SETUP_REBOOT" Value="Never" />

Obviously, if you want it to reboot, you can remove the Setting Id="SETUP_REBOOT".

Let me know if you have any further questions.


Answered 11/18/2014 by: jfrank
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  • Hi, Jake.

    Thanks for this. I'm going to try it. I'm installing using Radia.
  • Hi Jake,

    do i need to put the MSP file ( i just created) in the same folder as the executable from VISIO.

    Can you answer me please?

    Kind regards,

    • Kenan - You want to put the MSP file in the folder called Updates, which is in the same location as the executable.

      Let me know if you need further clarification than that.
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