CADWorx Object Enabler 2020 Silent Install (How-To Guide)


CADWorx Object Enabler allows users of other CAD products to view and manipulate objects created in those toolsets outside their native environment. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of CADWorx Object Enabler 2020 from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install CADWorx Object Enabler 2020 Silently

CADWorx Object Enabler 2020 Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://hexagondownloads.blob.core.windows.net/public/PPM/CADWorx/CADWorx_Object_Enabler_2020_R1.zip
  2. Download the CADWorx_Object_Enabler_2020_R1.zip to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  3. Extract the contents of the CADWorx_Object_Enabler_2020_R1.zip to “C:\Downloads\CADWorx2020”
    • Note: The License Files Folder is also REQUIRED otherwise install will fail
  4. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  5. Navigate to the “C:\Downloads\CADWorx2020” folder
  6. Enter the following command:
    • CADWorxOESetup.exe /install /silent USERNAME="CompanyUser" COMPANYNAME="CompanyName" TARGETDIR="C:\CADWorx 2020" SLAACCEPT="YES" ADDLOCAL="OBJECTENABLER_FEATURE"
  7. Press Enter
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After a few moments you will find CADWorx entries in the Installation Directory and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:CADWorx Object Enabler 2020
Vendor:Hexagon PPM
Architecture:x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:CADWorxOESetup.exe /install /silent USERNAME="CompanyUser" COMPANYNAME="CompanyName" TARGETDIR="C:\CADWorx 2020" SLAACCEPT="YES" ADDLOCAL="OBJECTENABLER_FEATURE"
Silent Uninstall Switch:CADWorxOESetup.exe /uninstall /silent
Repair Command:CADWorxOESetup.exe /repair /silent
Download Link:https://hexagondownloads.blob.core.windows.net/public/PPM/CADWorx/CADWorx_Object_Enabler_2020_R1.zip
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/cadworx-object-enabler-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 Installation Log File

The CADWorx Object Enabler 2020 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.

CADWorx Object Enabler 2020 (EXE) with Logging

CADWorxOESetup.exe /install /silent /log "%WINDIR%\Temp\CADWorxOE-Install.log" USERNAME="CompanyUser" COMPANYNAME="CompanyName" TARGETDIR="C:\CADWorx 2020" SLAACCEPT="YES" ADDLOCAL="OBJECTENABLER_FEATURE"

How to Uninstall CADWorx Object Enabler 2020 Silently

Check out the CADWorx Object Enabler 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:

CADWorx Object Enabler 2020 Silent Uninstall (EXE)

CADWorxOESetup.exe /uninstall /silent

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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