Internet Explorer 9 Silent Install Switches For Unattended Setup

Internet Explorer 9 RC is already out and is available for direct download. While the release of IE9 Final is somewhere around in the mid of March, the release candidate has been downloaded more than 2 million times. If you want to install IE9 with special conditions, you can do it through command line switches. For example if I want to extract the contents of the installer, I can use the /x command line switch with IE9 installer. Here is a list of Internet Explorer 9 silent install switches for unattended setup:


Displays this document.


Run the installation without any input from the user.


Identical to /passive


Do not check for Internet Explorer updates.


Reserved for Internet Explorer Administration Kit use.


Reserved for Internet Explorer Administration Kit use.


Close programs automatically to allow installation without rebooting the system.


Do not restart after installation has completed.


If a restart is required after installation, restart automatically.


Create a log file at :<path>.


Extract the installation package contents at :<path>


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