Agfa IMPAX Client Silent Install (How-To Guide)


The Agfa IMPAX Client is used at medical facilities using digital radiology imaging systems to view, interpret, and distribute medical reports and images. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of the Agfa IMPAX Client from the command line using both the EXE & MSI installers.

How to Install the Agfa IMPAX Client Silently

Agfa IMPAX Client Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: IMPAX Client
  2. Download & Copy the IMPAXClientSetup.exe to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  3. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  4. Navigate to the C:\Downloads folder
  5. Enter the following command: 
    • IMPAXClientSetup.exe /S /v"APPSERVER=servername.domain.com ALLUSERS=1 AUTHENTICATION_TYPE=1 /qn"
  6. Press Enter

After a few moments you should see the IMPAX Desktop Shortcut appear. You will also find entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:Agfa IMPAX Client
Vendor:Agfa
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:IMPAXClientSetup.exe /S /v"APPSERVER=servername.domain.com ALLUSERS=1 AUTHENTICATION_TYPE=1 /qn"
Silent Uninstall Switch:IMPAXClientSetup.exe /S /x /v/qn
Download Link:IMPAX Client

Agfa IMPAX Client Silent Install (MSI)

  1. Navigate to: IMPAX Client
  2. Download & Copy the IMPAXClientSetup.exe to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  3. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  4. Navigate to the C:\Downloads folder
  5. Enter the following command to extract the MSI
    • IMPAXClientSetup.exe /S /x /b"C:\Downloads\IMPAX" /v"/qn"
  6. Press Enter
  7. Navigate to: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=26368
  8. Click the Download button
  9. Select the vcredist_x86.exe and click Next
  10. Download the vcredist_x86.exe to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  11. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  12. Navigate to the C:\Downloads folder
  13. Enter the following command: vcredist_x86.exe /q
  14. Press Enter
  15. Navigate to the C:\Downloads\IMPAX folder
  16. Enter the following command:
    • MsiExec.exe /i "AGFA IMPAX Client.msi" APPSERVER=servername.domain.com ALLUSERS=1 AUTHENTICATION_TYPE=1 /qn
  17. Press Enter

After a few moments you should see the IMPAX Desktop Shortcut appear. You will also find entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:Agfa IMPAX Client
Vendor:Agfa
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:MSI
Silent Install Switch (Step 1)vcredist_x86.exe /q
Silent Install Switch (Step 2)MsiExec.exe /i "AGFA IMPAX Client.msi" APPSERVER=servername.domain.com ALLUSERS=1 AUTHENTICATION_TYPE=1 /qn
Silent Uninstall Switch:MsiExec.exe /x "AGFA IMPAX Client.msi" /qn
Download Link:IMPAX Client

The information above provides a quick overview of the software title, vendor, silent install, and silent uninstall switches. The download links provided take you directly to the vendors website. Continue reading if you are interested in additional details and configurations.


Additional Configurations

Create an Installation Log File

The Agfa IMPAX Client installers offer the option to generate a log file during installation to assist with troubleshooting should any problems arise. You can use the following command to create a verbose log file with details about the installation.

Agfa IMPAX Client Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

IMPAXClientSetup.exe /S /v"APPSERVER=servername.domain.com ALLUSERS=1 AUTHENTICATION_TYPE=1 /qn /L*v "%WINDIR%\Temp\IMPAXClient-Install.log""

Agfa IMPAX Client Silent Install (MSI) with Logging

MsiExec.exe /i "AGFA IMPAX Client.msi" APPSERVER=servername.domain.com ALLUSERS=1 AUTHENTICATION_TYPE=1 /qn /L*v "%WINDIR%\Temp\IMPAXClient-Install.log"

Change Default Installation Directory

You can also change the default installation directory by using the following command line parameters. In this example, I’m installing the Agfa IMPAX Client to “C:\Agfa\IMPAX Client”

Agfa IMPAX Client (EXE)

IMPAXClientSetup.exe /S /v"INSTALLDIR=\"C:\Agfa\IMPAX Client\" APPSERVER=servername.domain.com ALLUSERS=1 /qn"

Agfa IMPAX Client (MSI)

MsiExec.exe /i "AGFA IMPAX Client.msi" INSTALLDIR="C:\Agfa\IMPAX Client\" APPSERVER=servername.domain.com ALLUSERS=1 AUTHENTICATION_TYPE=1 /qn

How to Uninstall the Agfa IMPAX Client Silently

  1. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  2. Enter one of the following commands:

Agfa IMPAX Client Silent Uninstall (EXE)

IMPAXClientSetup.exe /S /x /v/qn

Agfa IMPAX Client Silent Uninstall (MSI)

MsiExec.exe /x "AGFA IMPAX Client.msi" /qn

Always make sure to test everything in a development environment prior to implementing anything into production. The information in this article is provided “As Is” without warranty of any kind.

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