Autodesk Inventor Nastran 2023 Silent Install (How-To Guide)


Autodesk Inventor Nastran is a powerful, general purpose Finite Element Analysis (FEA) tool that is integrated into several Autodesk simulation products. It is used to analyze linear and nonlinear stress, dynamics, and heat transfer characteristics of structures and mechanical components. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Autodesk Inventor Nastran 2023 from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install Autodesk Inventor Nastran 2023 Silently

Autodesk Inventor Nastran 2023 Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: http://dds.autodesk.com/NetSWDLD/2023/NINCAD/18899865-BB1D-36C4-BD5C-FB47CB0D1D48/SFX/Autodesk_Inventor_Nastran_R0_2023_DLM.sfx.exe
  2. Download the Autodesk_Inventor_Nastran_R0_2023_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:
    • Autodesk_Inventor_Nastran_R0_2023_DLM.sfx.exe -suppresslaunch -d "C:\Downloads"
  6. Press Enter
  7. Navigate to C:\Downloads\Autodesk_Inventor_Nastran_R0_2023_DLM
  8. Enter the following command: Setup.exe -q
  9. Press Enter

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

Software Title:Autodesk Inventor Nastran 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\{18899865-BB1D-36C4-BD5C-FB47CB0D1D48}\bundleManifest.xml
Download Link:https://www.autodesk.com/products/inventor-nastran/overview
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/autodesk-inventor-nastran-2023-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

Suppress Autodesk Inventor Nastran 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 Inventor Nastran 2023 Silently

Check out the Autodesk Inventor Nastran 2023 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:

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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 "ADPClientService.exe"
TASKKILL /F /IM "AdskLicensingService.exe"
TASKKILL /F /IM "AdskLicensingAgent.exe"
TASKKILL /F /IM "AdSSO.exe"
TASKKILL /F /IM "DADispatcherService.exe"
TASKKILL /F /IM "Editor.exe"
TASKKILL /F /IM "FNPLicensingService.exe"
TASKKILL /F /IM "Nastran.exe"
"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Common Files\Autodesk Shared\AdskLicensing\uninstall.exe" --mode unattended

Autodesk Inventor Nastran 2023 Silent Uninstall

"%ProgramFiles%\Autodesk\AdODIS\V1\Installer.exe" -i uninstall -q -m C:\ProgramData\Autodesk\ODIS\metadata\{18899865-BB1D-36C4-BD5C-FB47CB0D1D48}\bundleManifest.xml

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 {278F16D8-5131-4663-9D5A-630806286A98} /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 {8AD048E5-9570-442E-A5A2-B12C2618977E} /qn
MsiExec.exe /x {98537105-FCCB-4577-A839-2816FDE75B5D} /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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