Flash Player Silent Installation

As an adminstrator, finding ways to install software silently is very important. I have not included Flash player as part of my installation script until yesterday. To install the version 10 silently, use the following command:


install_flash_player_ax.exe /silent


install_flash_player.exe /silent

You have to close IE and FireFox first before you use these commands. Here are the links to download the Flash player for IE and Flash player for FireFox.

[Update:] These commands do not work for the 10.1 version. Please see this new post for the commands and download location.

15 Comments on Flash Player Silent Installation

  1. Hi, will this same instruction work on a 64-bit OS? Will it make sure to install on the 32-bit browser even on a 64-bit OS (since adobe doesn’t support a 64-bit browser).

  2. We deploy fp10-plugins with these exes but now with the new vulnerabilities I want to try out the 10.1 prerelease which may still be buggy but not affected – and ouch, these switches (I tried others as well) ceased to work 🙁

    Any clues?

  3. where should I use these commands ?
    I want to publish a flash site, and i want to install flash from my website directly..
    where should I use /S or other commands ?
    I dont know what to do :((
    help me plz

    • Use a text editor to create a batch file (installflash.bat). Copy and paste this command in the file. Save the batch file and put it in the same directory with the flash player installer. Run the batch file as an administrator to install it.

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