How to install NotePad++ silently

The following process has been tested and confirmed working with NotePad++ 7.5.5.

It does the following tasks:

  • Installs NotePad++ for the operating systems architecture (32-bit or 64-bit)
  • Automatically updates any previous version of NotePad++ installed.
Having troubles with the instructions? Take a look at the example download.
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  1. Download both the 32-bit and 64-bit versions of the EXE installation files from 
  2. Create a text file called install.cmd and copy in the following information
@echo off
echo --------------------------------------------------------
echo .
echo .
echo .           Installing Notepad++ - Please Wait.
echo .         (This window will close once installed)
echo .

REM Silent install for 64-bit
if defined ProgramFiles(x86) "%~dp0npp.7.5.5.Installer.x64.exe" /S
if defined ProgramFiles(x86) exit

REM Silent install for 32-bit
"%~dp0npp.7.5.5.Installer.exe" /S
  1. Copy the two exe install files and install.cmd to your software package share
  2. You can now create your SCCM package or deploy the software by using install.cmd

For more information on creating SCCM packages see distribute software using SCCM.