Autodesk DWG TrueView 2023 Silent Install (How-To Guide)


Autodesk DWG TrueView is a free DWG viewer that allows you to view, open, edit, and convert .dwg files, the native file format for AutoCAD files. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Autodesk DWG TrueView 2023 from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install Autodesk DWG TrueView 2023 Silently

Autodesk DWG TrueView 2023 Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://efulfillment.autodesk.com/NetSWDLD/2023/ACD/530BA89C-90A7-30BF-A36E-DFD00B7311E7/SFX/DWGTrueView_2023_English_64bit_dlm.sfx.exe
  2. Download the DWGTrueView_2023_English_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:
    • DWGTrueView_2023_English_64bit_dlm.sfx.exe -suppresslaunch -d "C:\Downloads"
  6. Press Enter
  7. Navigate to C:\Downloads\DWGTrueView_2023_English_64bit_dlm
  8. Enter the following command: Setup.exe -q
  9. Press Enter

After a few minutes you should see the DWG TrueView 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 DWG TrueView 2023
Vendor:Autodesk
Architecture:x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:Setup.exe -q
Silent Uninstall Switch:"%ProgramFiles%\Autodesk\AdODIS\V1\Installer.exe" -i uninstall -q -m C:\ProgramData\Autodesk\ODIS\metadata\{530BA89C-90A7-30BF-A36E-DFD00B7311E7}\bundleManifest.xml
Download Link:https://www.autodesk.com/products/dwg/viewers#
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/autodesk-dwg-trueview-2023-install-and-uninstall-powershell/
Detection Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/create-a-custom-detection-script-for-autodesk-dwg-trueview-2023-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

DWG Trueview 2023 Will Not Launch or Run After Installation Completes (English Version Registry Key Fix)

https://forums.autodesk.com/t5/installation-licensing/trueview-2023-install-loading-error/m-p/11550369/highlight/true#M267284
  • Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  • Run the following commands:
REG DELETE "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Autodesk\DWG TrueView\R21\dwgviewr-6101:409\UserData" /v {28B89EEF-6128-0409-0100-CF3F3A09B77D} /f
REG ADD "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Autodesk\DWG TrueView\R21\dwgviewr-6101:409\UserData" /v {CDE988A0-A926-4610-A1F3-DDA8F1312B0B} /t REG_SZ /d "Software\Autodesk\DWG TrueView\R21\dwgviewr-6101:409" /f

Exclude Desktop Shortcut During Autodesk DWG TrueView 2023 Install

The Autodesk DWG TrueView 2023 installer creates a desktop shortcut by default. If you don’t want the desktop shortcut, then you can follow these steps to exclude it.

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Autodesk DWG TrueView 2023 (EXE) Silent Install with No Desktop Shortcut

  • Navigate to: C:\Downloads\DWGTrueView_2023_English_64bit_dlm\x64\dwgviewr
  • Open the pkg.dwgviewr.xml file with Notepad
  • Under the <Configuration> Section update the following line to include the ADSK_DESKTOPSHORTCUT_1=0 parameter

Original:

<InstallFile type="MSI" contents="Folder" installParams="ADSK_SETUP_EXE=1" file="x64/dwgviewr/dwgviewr.msi"/>

Updated:

<InstallFile type="MSI" contents="Folder" installParams="ADSK_SETUP_EXE=1 ADSK_DESKTOPSHORTCUT_1=0" file="x64/dwgviewr/dwgviewr.msi"/>
  • Save the updated pkg.dwgviewr.xml file & Close
  • Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  • Navigate to C:\Downloads\DWGTrueView_2023_English_64bit_dlm
  • Enter the following command: Setup.exe -q
  • Press Enter

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

Suppress Autodesk DWG TrueView 2023 Privacy Settings

  • Open Notepad or your favorite text editor
  • Add the following lines:
{
    "lastUpdated": 1234123412341,
    "preferences": [
        {
            "consentId": "ADSK_PUD_CONTRACTUAL_NECESSITY_DESKTOP",
            "optIn": false
        },
        {
            "consentId": "ADSK_PUD_OPTIMIZATION_IMPROVEMENT_DESKTOP",
            "optIn": false
        },
        {
            "consentId": "ADSK_PUD_GO_TO_MARKET_DESKTOP",
            "optIn": false
        }
    ],
    "userActionRequired": false,
    "userId": "UnNamed"
}
  • Save the file to C:\Downloads\ and name it: UnNamed.json
  • Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  • Navigate to the C:\Downloads\ folder
  • Enter the following command to copy the UnNamed.json to “C:\Users\%Username%\AppData\Roaming\Autodesk\ADPSDK\UserConsent”:
xcopy /y ".\UnNamed.json" "%AppData%\Autodesk\ADPSDK\UserConsent\"

How to Uninstall Autodesk DWG TrueView 2023 Silently

Check out the following posts for a scripted solution:

Autodesk DWG TrueView 2023 Install and Uninstall (PowerShell)
Autodesk DWG TrueView 2023 Silent Uninstall (PowerShell)
  1. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  2. Enter one the following commands:

Autodesk DWG TrueView 2023 Silent Uninstall

"%ProgramFiles%\Autodesk\AdODIS\V1\Installer.exe" -i uninstall -q -m C:\ProgramData\Autodesk\ODIS\metadata\{5E30049E-BFCC-3E1D-B280-6216BD413995}\bundleManifest.xml
"%ProgramFiles%\Autodesk\AdODIS\V1\Installer.exe" -i uninstall -q -m C:\ProgramData\Autodesk\ODIS\metadata\{EC2FCD9E-AC4D-3E9D-8526-96832A231455}\bundleManifest.xml
"%ProgramFiles%\Autodesk\AdODIS\V1\Installer.exe" -i uninstall -q -m C:\ProgramData\Autodesk\ODIS\metadata\{530BA89C-90A7-30BF-A36E-DFD00B7311E7}\bundleManifest.xml

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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