Dia Diagram Editor Silent Install (How-To Guide)


Dia Diagram Editor is a program for drawing structured diagrams. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Dia Diagram Editor from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install Dia Diagram Editor Silently

Dia Diagram Editor Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: http://dia-installer.de/
  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: dia-setup-x.y.z.exe /S
  6. Press Enter
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After a few moments you will find Dia Diagram Editor entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:Dia Diagram Editor
Vendor:Zander Brown
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:dia-setup-x.y.z.exe /S
Silent Uninstall Switch (32-bit System)"%ProgramFiles%\Dia\dia-x.y.z-uninstall.exe" /S
Silent Uninstall Switch (64-bit System)"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Dia\dia-x.y.z-uninstall.exe" /S
Download Link:http://dia-installer.de/

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

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 Dia Diagram Editor to “C:\Dia”

dia-setup-x.y.z.exe /S /D=C:\Dia

How to Uninstall Dia Diagram Editor Silently

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

Dia Diagram Editor Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 32-bit Systems

"%ProgramFiles%\Dia\dia-x.y.z-uninstall.exe" /S

Dia Diagram Editor Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 64-bit Systems

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Dia\dia-x.y.z-uninstall.exe" /S

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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