Ansys 2020R2 LS-DYNA Student Silent Install (How-To Guide)

Ansys LS-DYNA Student offers free access to the world’s most-utilized explicit simulation program, capable of simulating the response of materials to short periods of severe loading. Students can work through simulations involving materials failure and look at how the failure progresses through a part or through a system. Applications include automotive, aerospace, incompressible fluids, compressible fluids and shock waves, electromagnetics and more. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Ansys 2020R2 LS-DYNA Student from the command line using the MSI installer.

How to Install Ansys 2020R2 LS-DYNA Student Silently

Ansys 2020R2 LS-DYNA Student Silent Install (MSI)

  1. Navigate to:
  2. Download the ANSYS_2020R2.1_LS-DYNA_Student_12.0.0.msi 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:
    • MsiExec.exe /i ANSYS_2020R2.1_LS-DYNA_Student_12.0.0.msi ALLUSERS=1 /qn
  6. Press Enter

After a few minutes you will find Ansys 2020R2 LS-DYNA Student entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:Ansys 2020R2 LS-DYNA Student
Installer Type:MSI
Silent Install Switch:MsiExec.exe /i ANSYS_2020R2.1_LS-DYNA_Student_12.0.0.msi ALLUSERS=1 /qn
Silent Uninstall Switch:MsiExec.exe /x {89DC53D9-6B63-44B6-BD04-ED39DBB15872} /qn
Repair Command:MsiExec.exe /fa {89DC53D9-6B63-44B6-BD04-ED39DBB15872} /qn
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. Continue reading if you are interested in additional details and configurations.

Additional Configurations

Create a Ansys 2020R2 LS-DYNA Student Installation Log File

The Ansys 2020R2 LS-DYNA Student 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.

Ansys 2020R2 LS-DYNA Student Silent Install with Logging (MSI)

MsiExec.exe /i ANSYS_2020R2.1_LS-DYNA_Student_12.0.0.msi ALLUSERS=1 /qn /L*v "%WINDIR%\Temp\ANSYS_2020R2_LS-DYNA_Student-Install.log"

How to Uninstall Ansys 2020R2 LS-DYNA Student Silently

Check out the Ansys 2020R2 LS-DYNA Student 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 command:

Ansys 2020R2 LS-DYNA Student Silent Uninstall (MSI)

MsiExec.exe /x {89DC53D9-6B63-44B6-BD04-ED39DBB15872} /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.

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.

Recent Posts