Autodesk AutoCAD 2022 Silent Install (How-To Guide)


AutoCAD is computer-aided design (CAD) software that architects, engineers, construction professionals, and designers rely on to produce 2D drawings and documentation. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Autodesk AutoCAD 2022 from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install Autodesk AutoCAD Silently

Autodesk AutoCAD 2022 Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: 
  2. Download the AutoCAD_2022_English_Win_64bit_dlm.sfx.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 contents of the EXE:
    • AutoCAD_2022_English_Win_64bit_dlm.sfx.exe -suppresslaunch -d "C:\Downloads"
  6. Press Enter
  7. Navigate to C:\Downloads\AutoCAD_2022_English_Win_64bit_dlm
  8. Enter the following command: Setup.exe -q
  9. Press Enter

After a few minutes you should see the Autodesk AutoCAD 2022 Desktop Shortcut appear. You will also find entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:Autodesk AutoCAD 2022
Vendor:Autodesk
Version:24.1.51.0
Architecture:x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:Setup.exe -q
Silent Uninstall Switch:CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS
Download Link:http://autodesk.com/products/autocad
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/autodesk-autocad-2022-install-and-uninstall-powershell/

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

Disable Data Collection and Use (Autodesk Analytics)

  • Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  • Run the following commands once for each user
REG ADD "HKCU\SOFTWARE\Autodesk\MC3" /v ADAOptIn /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f
REG ADD "HKCU\SOFTWARE\Autodesk\MC3" /v ADARePrompted /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f

How to Uninstall Autodesk AutoCAD 2022 Silently

Uninstalling AutoCAD 2022 can be a bit of a challenge for several reasons, including killing processes, stopping services and deleting folder directories. I highly recommend you run the commands in the order listed below.

Check out the Autodesk AutoCAD 2022 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 commands one at a time in order:

Autodesk Material Library 2022 Silent Uninstall

MsiExec.exe /x {A9221A68-5AD0-4215-B54F-CB5DBA4FB27C} /qn

Autodesk Material Library Base Resolution Image Library 2022 Silent Uninstall

MsiExec.exe /x {6256584F-B04B-41D4-8A59-44E70940C473} /qn

Autodesk Licensing Silent Uninstall

SC CONFIG "AdskLicensingService" Start= Disabled
SC CONFIG "FlexNet Licensing Service" Start= Disabled
TASKKILL /F /IM "AutodeskDesktopApp.exe"
TASKKILL /F /IM "AdAppMgrSvc.exe"
TASKKILL /F /IM "AdskLicensingService.exe"
TASKKILL /F /IM "FNPLicensingService.exe"
"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Common Files\Autodesk Shared\AdskLicensing\uninstall.exe" --mode unattended

Autodesk Save to Web and Mobile Silent Uninstall

MsiExec.exe /x {192B349F-C3F7-4BBE-B49E-00DD4BD28373} /qn

AutoCAD 2022 Silent Uninstall

"%ProgramFiles%\Autodesk\AdODIS\V1\Installer.exe" -i uninstall -q -m C:\ProgramData\Autodesk\ODIS\metadata\{1E7D4EF7-A28E-3D3E-BA3C-C6FAE4AAB2E0}\bundleManifest.xml

AutoCAD Open in Desktop Silent Uninstall

MsiExec.exe /x {1C66A0B0-784E-4777-97B3-93F843D1C8CF} /qn

Autodesk AutoCAD Performance Feedback Tool 1.3.8 Silent Uninstall

MsiExec.exe /x {3EDD9D7F-E305-485B-A0E5-7F6D24A87093} REBOOT=ReallySuppress /qn

Autodesk App Manager Silent Uninstall

MsiExec.exe /x {9C2E49CB-F671-47EC-8093-CC1A8749A92A} /qn

Autodesk Featured Apps Silent Uninstall

MsiExec.exe /x {46EA8955-D629-4B3E-AAF0-D136031D7C95} /qn

Autodesk Desktop App Silent Uninstall

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Autodesk\Autodesk Desktop App\removeAdAppMgr.exe" --mode unattended

Autodesk Single Sign On Component Silent Uninstall

MsiExec.exe /x {B9F5BDED-021C-4926-8518-4FA7114B7040} /qn

Autodesk Genuine Service Silent Uninstall

RMDIR /Q /S "%LOCALAPPDATA%\Autodesk
RMDIR /Q /S %APPDATA%\Autodesk
RMDIR /Q /S %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Autodesk
TASKKILL /F /IM "GenuineService.exe"
MsiExec.exe /x {879EB006-4A55-4873-8BC5-2183B2B5E0F5} /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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