Aide PDF to DWG Converter Silent Install (How-To Guide)


Aide PDF to DWG Converter allows you to quickly and easily convert PDF files to high quality DWG/DXF for fast and efficient editing in CAD. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Aide PDF to DWG Converter from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install Aide PDF to DWG Converter Silently

Aide PDF to DWG Converter Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Download the Aide PDF to DWG Converter Installer
  2. Download the file 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: pdf-to-dwg.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
  6. Press Enter
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After a few moments you should see the Aide PDF to DWG Converter Desktop Shortcut appear. You will also find entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:Aide PDF to DWG Converter
Vendor:Aide CAD Systems Incorporated
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:pdf-to-dwg.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch (32-bit System)"%ProgramFiles%\Aide PDF to DWG Converter\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch (64-bit System)"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Aide PDF to DWG Converter\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Download Link:https://www.aidecad.com/download.html

The information above provides a quick overview of the software title, vendor, silent install, and silent uninstall switches. The download link 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 Aide PDF to DWG Converter installer offers the option to generate a log file during installation to assist with troubleshooting should any problems arise. You can use the following commands to create a verbose log file with details about the installation.

Aide PDF to DWG Converter Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

pdf-to-dwg.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /LOG="%WINDIR%\Temp\PDFtoDWG-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 Aide PDF to DWG Converter to “C:\Aide PDF to DWG Converter”

pdf-to-dwg.exe /DIR="C:\Aide PDF to DWG Converter" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

Exclude Desktop Shortcut During Install

The Aide PDF to DWG Converter installer creates a desktop shortcut by default. If you don’t want the desktop shortcut, then you can run the following command line switch to exclude it.

Aide PDF to DWG Converter Silent Install with No Desktop Shortcut

pdf-to-dwg.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /MERGETASKS=!desktopicon

How to Uninstall Aide PDF to DWG Converter 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:

Aide PDF to DWG Converter Silent Uninstall on 32-bit System

"%ProgramFiles%\Aide PDF to DWG Converter\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

Aide PDF to DWG Converter Silent Uninstall on 64-bit System

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Aide PDF to DWG Converter\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

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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