Autodesk Fusion 360 Silent Install (How-To Guide)

Autodesk Fusion 360 is a 3D CAD, CAM, and CAE tool that connects your entire product development process into one cloud-based platform. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Autodesk Fusion 360 from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install Autodesk Fusion 360 Silently

Autodesk Fusion 360 Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to:
  2. Download the “Fusion 360 Admin Install.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: "Fusion 360 Admin Install.exe" --quiet
  6. Press Enter

After a few moments you should see the Autodesk Fusion 360 Desktop Shortcut appear. You will also find entries in the Start Menu and Installation Directory. The Fusion 360 installer does not create an entry in Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:Autodesk Fusion 360
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:"Fusion 360 Admin Install.exe" --quiet
Silent Uninstall Switch:"Fusion 360 Admin Install.exe" --process uninstall --quiet
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

Update an Existing Fusion 360 Installation

"Fusion 360 Admin Install.exe" --process update --quiet

How to Uninstall Autodesk Fusion 360 Silently

Check out the Autodesk Fusion 360 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:

Autodesk Fusion 360 (EXE) Silent Uninstall

"Fusion 360 Admin Install.exe" --process uninstall --quiet

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

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