Bullzip PDF Printer Silent Install (How-To Guide)


Bullzip PDF Printer is a proprietary application for converting documents into Portable Document Format from any application running on Microsoft Windows operating systems that can print. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Bullzip PDF Printer from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install Bullzip PDF Printer Silently

Bullzip PDF Printer Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://www.bullzip.com/products/pdf/download.php
  2. Download the 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: Setup_BullzipPDFPrinter_x_y_z.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
  6. Press Enter

After a few moments you will find Bullzip PDF Printer entries under Printers, the Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:Bullzip PDF Printer
Vendor:Bullzip
Architecture:x86_x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:Setup_BullzipPDFPrinter_x_y_z.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch:"%ProgramFiles%\Bullzip\PDF Printer\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Download Link:https://www.bullzip.com/products/pdf/download.php

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 Installation Log File

The Bullzip PDF Printer installer offers the option to generate a log file during installation to assist with troubleshooting should any problems arise. You can use the following command to create a verbose log file with details about the installation.

Bullzip PDF Printer Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

Setup_BullzipPDFPrinter_x_y_z.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /LOG="%WINDIR%\Temp\BullzipPDFPrinter-Install.log"

Change Default Installation Directory

You can also change the default installation directory by using the following command line parameters. In this example, I’m installing Bullzip PDF Printer to “C:\Bullzip\PDF Printer”

Setup_BullzipPDFPrinter_x_y_z.exe /DIR="C:\Bullzip\PDF Printer" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

Exclude Start Menu Icons During Install

The Bullzip PDF Printer installer creates Start Menu entries by default. If you do not want the Start Menu icons, then you can run the following command line switches to exclude them.

Bullzip PDF Printer Silent Install (EXE) with Start Menu Icons Excluded

Setup_BullzipPDFPrinter_x_y_z.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /NOICONS

How to Uninstall Bullzip PDF Printer Silently

  1. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  2. Enter the following command:

Bullzip PDF Printer Silent Uninstall (EXE)

"%ProgramFiles%\Bullzip\PDF Printer\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

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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