DbVisualizer Silent Install (How-To Guide)


DbVisualizer is a database management and analysis tool for all major databases (e.g. Oracle, SQL Server, DB2, Sybase, MySQL, SQLite). This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of DbVisualizer from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install DbVisualizer Silently

DbVisualizer 32-bit Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://www.dbvis.com/download
  2. Select the Windows 32-bit EXE Download with Java
  3. Download the dbvis_windows-x32_x_y_z_jre.exe to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  4. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  5. Navigate to the C:\Downloads folder
  6. Enter the following command: dbvis_windows-x32_x_y_z_jre.exe -q
  7. Press Enter

After a few moments you should see the DbVisualizer shortcut in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:DbVisualizer (32-bit)
Vendor:DbVis Software AB
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:dbvis_windows-x32_x_y_z_jre.exe -q
Silent Uninstall Switch (32-bit System)"%ProgramFiles%\DbVisualizer\uninstall.exe" -q
Silent Uninstall Switch (64-bit System)"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\DbVisualizer\uninstall.exe" -q
Download Link:https://www.dbvis.com/download
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/dbvisualizer-install-and-uninstall-powershell/

DbVisualizer (64-bit) Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://www.dbvis.com/download
  2. Select the Windows 64-bit EXE Download with Java
  3. Download the dbvis_windows-x64_x_y_z_jre.exe to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  4. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  5. Navigate to the C:\Downloads folder
  6. Enter the following command: dbvis_windows-x64_x_y_z_jre.exe -q
  7. Press Enter

After a few moments you should see the DbVisualizer shortcut in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:DbVisualizer (64-bit)
Vendor:DbVis Software AB
Architecture:x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:dbvis_windows-x64_x_y_z_jre.exe -q
Silent Uninstall Switch:"%ProgramFiles%\DbVisualizer\uninstall.exe" -q
Download Link:https://www.dbvis.com/download
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/dbvisualizer-install-and-uninstall-powershell/

The information above provides a quick overview of the software title, vendor, silent install, and silent uninstall switches. The download link provided take you directly to the vendors website. Continue reading if you are interested in additional details and configurations.


Additional Configurations

Change Default Installation Directory

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

DbVisualizer (32-bit)

dbvis_windows-x32_x_y_z_jre.exe -q -dir C:\DbVisualizer

DbVisualizer (64-bit)

dbvis_windows-x64_x_y_z_jre.exe -q -dir C:\DbVisualizer

Overwrite All Files During Silent Install

DbVisualizer 32-bit Silent Install (EXE) Overwrite All Files

dbvis_windows-x32_x_y_z_jre.exe -q -overwrite

DbVisualizer 64-bit Silent Install (EXE) Overwrite All Files

dbvis_windows-x64_x_y_z_jre.exe -q -overwrite

Ignore File Installation Failures During Silent Install

DbVisualizer 32-bit Silent Install (EXE) Ignore File Failures

dbvis_windows-x32_x_y_z_jre.exe -q -nofilefailures

DbVisualizer 64-bit Silent Install (EXE) Ignore File Failures

dbvis_windows-x64_x_y_z_jre.exe -q -nofilefailures

Show Progress Window During Silent Install

DbVisualizer 32-bit Silent Install (EXE) Show Progress Window

dbvis_windows-x32_x_y_z_jre.exe -q -splash

DbVisualizer 64-bit Silent Install (EXE) Show Progress Window

dbvis_windows-x64_x_y_z_jre.exe -q -splash

How to Uninstall DbVisualizer Silently

Check out the DbVisualizer 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 one of the following commands:

DbVisualizer 32-bit Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 32-bit System

"%ProgramFiles%\DbVisualizer\uninstall.exe" -q

DbVisualizer 32-bit Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 64-bit System

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\DbVisualizer\uninstall.exe" -q

DbVisualizer 64-bit Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 64-bit System

"%ProgramFiles%\DbVisualizer\uninstall.exe" -q

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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