Use Setup command-line options with Skype for Business clients

Summary: Learn about Setup.exe command line operations in Office setup.

The Setup.exe command line is used for very few operations in Office setup. Instead of using the Setup command-line options, you'll typically use the Office Customization Tool and the Config.xml file for product setup and feature customization.

The Office Setup.exe command line recognizes the command-line options described in the following table.

Office Setup Command-Line Options

Setup Command-Line Option Description
Runs the Office Customization Tool to create a Setup customization file (.msp file).
/adminfile [path]
Applies the specified Setup customization file to the installation. You can specify a path of a specific customization file (.msp file) or to the folder where you store customization files.
/config [path]
Specifies the Config.xml file that Setup uses during the installation. Use the /config option to specify the Config.xml file you customized for Skype for Business installations, for example: /config \\server\share\Skype15\Skype.WW\Config.xml
/modify Skype
Used with a modified Config.xml file to run Setup in maintenance mode and make changes to an existing Office installation. For example, you can use the /modify option to add or remove Skype for Business features.
/repair Skype
Runs Setup from the user's computer to repair Skype for Business.
/uninstall Skype
Runs Setup to remove Skype for Business from the user's computer.