Altium Designer 22 Silent Install (How-To Guide)

Altium Designer is a PCB and electronic design automation software package for printed circuit boards. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Altium Designer 22 from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install Altium Designer Silently

Altium Designer 22 Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Follow the instructions outlined here to get access to the Offline Installer:
  2. Download & Copy the to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  3. Extract the contents of the file to C:\Downloads\AltiumDesigner22
  4. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  5. Navigate to the C:\Downloads\AltiumDesigner22 folder
  6. Enter the following command: AltiumDesigner22Setup.exe -Install -AutoInstall -UI:None
  7. Press Enter

After a few minutes you will find Altium Designer entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:Altium Designer 22
Vendor:Altium Limited
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:AltiumDesigner22Setup.exe -Install -AutoInstall -UI:None
Silent Uninstall Switch:See Uninstall Section Below
Download Link:
PowerShell Script:

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.

How to Uninstall Altium Designer 22 Silently

Check out the Altium Designer 22 Install and Uninstall (PowerShell) post for a scripted solution.

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

Altium Designer 22 Silent Uninstall (EXE)

DEL "%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Altium Designer.lnk"
DEL "%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Altium\Altium Designer.lnk"
RMDIR /Q /S "%PUBLIC%\Documents\Altium\AD22"
REG DELETE "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Altium Designer {XXXXXXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXXXXXXXXXX}" /f

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.

Jason Bergner

I am an accomplished Software Engineer at Patch My PC, leveraging more than 18 years of hands-on experience in Configuration Manager administration and application packaging. I am driven by a genuine passion for solving complex problems and consistently strive to discover innovative and effective solutions. Sharing my extensive knowledge of application deployments is a true joy for me, and I am honored to contribute to the community here at Silent Install HQ.

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