Running Setup on the Command Line

You can run Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016 Setup at a command prompt. On the Microsoft Dynamics NAV installation media, Setup.exe is in the root directory.

After installation, the typical location for Setup.exe on the target computer is:

C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Microsoft Dynamics NAV\90\Setup

You can use the following options with Setup.exe.

Setup option Description

/config <Setup config file>

Specifies path and file name information for a Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016 Setup configuration file to load.

This is the only required option.


Displays Help about Setup.exe options.

/log <log path>

Specifies path and file name information for a Setup log file to be created by Setup. The file must not exist before you run Setup.


Specifies that Setup does not display anything on the screen. All configuration information is taken from the specified configuration file.


Repairs the current installation of Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016.


Removes the current installation Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016.

See Also


How to: Create or Load a Setup Configuration File


Working with Microsoft Dynamics NAV Setup
Editing a Setup Configuration File