AutoDWG DWGSee Pro 2021 Silent Install (How-To Guide)


AutoDWG DWGSee Pro is a light and fast DWG viewer & editor, designed to browse, view, measure, markup, edit and print DWG/DXF/DWF files. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of AutoDWG DWGSee Pro 2021 from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install DWGSee Pro 2021 Silently

AutoDWG DWGSee Pro 2021 Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://www.dwgsee.com/download/dwgseepro2021.exe
  2. Download the dwgseepro2021.exe file 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 record a response file:
    • dwgseepro2021.exe -r -f1".\setup.iss"
  6. Press Enter
  7. Click Next on the DWGSee Pro 2021 – Installation Wizard window
  8. Select “I accept the terms of the license agreement” & Click Next
  9. Choose Destination Location and Click Next
  10. Click Install
  11. Uncheck “Launch DWGSee Professional Now” and Click Finish on the Installation Wizard Complete window
  12. You will now find the response file (setup.iss) in the C:\Downloads\ folder
  13. Uninstall DWGSee Pro 2021

Note: As an alternative, you can copy the following Response File Example

  • Open Notepad or your favorite text editor
  • Enter the following lines:
[InstallShield Silent]
Version=v7.00
File=Response File
[File Transfer]
OverwrittenReadOnly=NoToAll
[{C9F67537-AC5E-4D2A-AF34-473DFFC037DF}-DlgOrder]
Dlg0={C9F67537-AC5E-4D2A-AF34-473DFFC037DF}-SdWelcome-0
Count=5
Dlg1={C9F67537-AC5E-4D2A-AF34-473DFFC037DF}-SdLicense2Rtf-0
Dlg2={C9F67537-AC5E-4D2A-AF34-473DFFC037DF}-SdAskDestPath2-0
Dlg3={C9F67537-AC5E-4D2A-AF34-473DFFC037DF}-SdStartCopy2-0
Dlg4={C9F67537-AC5E-4D2A-AF34-473DFFC037DF}-SdFinish-0
[{C9F67537-AC5E-4D2A-AF34-473DFFC037DF}-SdWelcome-0]
Result=1
[{C9F67537-AC5E-4D2A-AF34-473DFFC037DF}-SdLicense2Rtf-0]
Result=1
[{C9F67537-AC5E-4D2A-AF34-473DFFC037DF}-SdAskDestPath2-0]
szDir=C:\Program Files (x86)\AutoDWG\DWGSee Pro 2021
Result=1
[{C9F67537-AC5E-4D2A-AF34-473DFFC037DF}-SdStartCopy2-0]
Result=1
[Application]
Name=DWGSee Pro 2021
Version=5.6
Company=AutoDWG
Lang=0409
[{C9F67537-AC5E-4D2A-AF34-473DFFC037DF}-SdFinish-0]
Result=1
bOpt1=0
bOpt2=0
  • Save the file and name it: setup.iss
  • Copy the setup.iss to the “C:\Downloads\” folder

  1. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  2. Navigate to the C:\Downloads\ folder
  3. Enter the following command: dwgseepro2021.exe -s -f1".\setup.iss"
  4. Press Enter
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After a few moments you should see the DWGSee Pro 2021 Desktop Shortcut appear. You will also find entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:DWGSee Pro 2021
Vendor:AutoDWG
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:dwgseepro2021.exe -s -f1".\setup.iss"
Silent Uninstall Switch (32-bit System)"%ProgramFiles%\InstallShield Installation Information\{C9F67537-AC5E-4D2A-AF34-473DFFC037DF}\setup.exe" -uninst -removeonly -s -f1".\uninstall.iss"
Silent Uninstall Switch (64-bit System)"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\InstallShield Installation Information\{C9F67537-AC5E-4D2A-AF34-473DFFC037DF}\setup.exe" -uninst -removeonly -s -f1".\uninstall.iss"
Download Link:https://www.dwgsee.com/download.html
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/autodwg-dwgsee-pro-2021-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

Create an AutoDWG DWGSee Pro 2021 Installation Log File

The AutoDWG DWGSee Pro 2021 installer offers the option to generate a log file during installation to assist with troubleshooting should any problems arise. You can use the following commands to create a log file with details about the installation.

AutoDWG DWGSee Pro 2021 Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

dwgseepro2021.exe -s -f1".\setup.iss" -f2"%WINDIR%\Temp\DWGSeePro2021-Install.log"

How to Uninstall AutoDWG DWGSee Pro 2021 Silently

Check out the AutoDWG DWGSee Pro 2021 Install and Uninstall (PowerShell) post for a scripted solution.

AutoDWG DWGSee Pro 2021 Silent Uninstall (EXE)

  • Install DWGSee Pro 2021
  • Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  • Navigate to the “C:\Downloads\” folder
  • Enter one of the following commands to record a uninstall response file:

32-bit System

"%ProgramFiles%\InstallShield Installation Information\{C9F67537-AC5E-4D2A-AF34-473DFFC037DF}\setup.exe" -uninst -removeonly -r -f1".\uninstall.iss"

64-bit System

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\InstallShield Installation Information\{C9F67537-AC5E-4D2A-AF34-473DFFC037DF}\setup.exe" -uninst -removeonly -r -f1".\uninstall.iss"
  • Click Yes on the “Do you want to completely remove the selected application and all of its features?” pop-up
  • On the Uninstall Complete screen, Select “No, I will restart my computer later” and Click Finish
  • You will now find the response file (uninstall.iss) in the C:\Downloads\ folder
  • Reinstall DWGSee Pro 2021 to test silent uninstall

Note: As an alternative, you can copy the following Response File Example

  • Open Notepad or your favorite text editor
  • Enter the following lines:
[InstallShield Silent]
Version=v7.00
File=Response File
[File Transfer]
OverwrittenReadOnly=NoToAll
[{C9F67537-AC5E-4D2A-AF34-473DFFC037DF}-DlgOrder]
Dlg0={C9F67537-AC5E-4D2A-AF34-473DFFC037DF}-MessageBox-0
Count=2
Dlg1={C9F67537-AC5E-4D2A-AF34-473DFFC037DF}-SdFinishReboot-0
[{C9F67537-AC5E-4D2A-AF34-473DFFC037DF}-MessageBox-0]
Result=6
[{C9F67537-AC5E-4D2A-AF34-473DFFC037DF}-SdFinishReboot-0]
Result=1
BootOption=0
  • Save the file and name it: uninstall.iss
  • Copy the uninstall.iss to the “C:\Downloads\” folder

  • Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  • Navigate to the “C:\Downloads\” folder
  • Enter one of the following commands:

AutoDWG DWGSee Pro 2021 Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 32-bit System

"%ProgramFiles%\InstallShield Installation Information\{C9F67537-AC5E-4D2A-AF34-473DFFC037DF}\setup.exe" -uninst -removeonly -s -f1".\uninstall.iss"

AutoDWG DWGSee Pro 2021 Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 64-bit System

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\InstallShield Installation Information\{C9F67537-AC5E-4D2A-AF34-473DFFC037DF}\setup.exe" -uninst -removeonly -s -f1".\uninstall.iss"

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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