Autodesk Inventor View 2020 Silent Install (How-To Guide)


Autodesk Inventor View 2020 allows you to view Inventor 2020 part, assembly, and drawing data without an Inventor license. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Autodesk Inventor View 2020 from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install Autodesk Inventor View Silently

Autodesk Inventor View 2020 Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://download.autodesk.com/us/support/autodesk_inventor_view_2020/inventor_view_2020_english_win_64bit_dlm.sfx.exe
  2. Download the inventor_view_2020_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:
    • inventor_view_2020_english_win_64bit_dlm.sfx.exe -suppresslaunch -d "C:\Downloads"
  6. Press Enter
  7. Navigate to: https://aka.ms/vs/16/release/vc_redist.x86.exe
  8. Download the VC_redist.x86.exe to C:\Downloads
  9. Enter the following command: VC_redist.x86.exe /install /quiet /norestart
  10. Navigate to: https://aka.ms/vs/16/release/vc_redist.x64.exe
  11. Download the VC_redist.x64.exe to C:\Downloads
  12. Enter the following command: VC_redist.x64.exe /install /quiet /norestart
  13. Navigate to C:\Downloads\Inventor_View_2020_English_Win_64bit_DLM
  14. Enter the following command: Setup.exe /W /Q /I .\setup.ini
  15. Press Enter
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After a few minutes you should see the Autodesk Inventor View 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 Inventor View 2020
Vendor:Autodesk
Architecture:x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch (Step 1)VC_redist.x86.exe /install /quiet /norestart
Silent Install Switch (Step 2)VC_redist.x64.exe /install /quiet /norestart
Silent Install Switch (Step 3)Setup.exe /W /Q /I .\setup.ini
Silent Uninstall Switch:See Uninstall Section Below
Download Link:https://knowledge.autodesk.com/support/inventor/downloads/caas/downloads/content/autodesk-inventor-view-2020.html
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/autodesk-inventor-view-2020-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 Inventor View 2020 Silently

Check out the Autodesk Inventor View 2020 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:

Autodesk Inventor View 2020 Silent Uninstall

MsiExec.exe /x {7F4DD591-2464-0004-0000-7107D70F3DB4} /qn

Autodesk Inventor View 2020 English Language Pack Silent Uninstall

MsiExec.exe /x {7F4DD591-2464-0004-1033-7107D70F3DB4} /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 {E3807FC8-DD0A-4D6D-89E9-EAADE00C845C} /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 {1C5DB7B1-CE18-438C-B071-3AD6B8ADA5A0} /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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