Install on Windows using command line
Important note: The following article is for advanced computer users and IT professionals. If you’re looking for easy to follow instructions on how to install Poll Everywhere on a Windows computer, please refer to the Installing Poll Everywhere for Windows PowerPoint article.
If you need to deploy the Poll Everywhere for Windows app for a large number of computers, there’s a way to use the command line to quickly do so.
You’ll need to make sure the following dependencies are installed on each machine before installing Poll Everywhere via command line.
- Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2
- Visual Studio 2010 Office Runtime 4.0
- Visual C++ 2015 Redistributable Update 3 RC (x86)
After making sure all the dependencies are in place, your first step will be to download the Poll Everywhere Windows App msi file.
The following commands assume you’re running them from within whatever directory you’ve saved the Poll Everywhere msi file to.
The following command will install Poll Everywhere for Windows PowerPoint for all users on a given computer.
msiexec.exe /qn /i PollEverywhere.Everyone.msi INSTALLFOR="ALL" MSIINSTALLPERUSER=0
If you need to perform a manual uninstall in the future, you can use the following command.
msiexec.exe /qn /i PollEverywhere.Everyone.msi INSTALLFOR="ME"
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