doPDF Silent Install (How-To Guide)


doPDF is a Portable Document Format printer developed by Softland, that allows any program that can print to create a PDF file. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of doPDF from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install doPDF Silently

doPDF Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://www.dopdf.com/download.html
  2. Download the dopdf-full.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: dopdf-full.exe /install /quiet /norestart
  6. Press Enter

After a few moments you will find doPDF entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:doPDF
Vendor:Softland
Architecture:x86_x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:dopdf-full.exe /install /quiet /norestart
Silent Uninstall Switch:"C:\ProgramData\Package Cache{XXXXXXXx-xxxX-XXXx-xxxx-XxXXXxXXxXXX}\novapdf.exe" /uninstall /quiet
Repair Command:dopdf-full.exe /repair /quiet /norestart
Download Link:https://www.dopdf.com/download.html
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/dopdf-install-and-uninstall-powershell/

doPDF 9.x Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: http://download.dopdf.com/download/setup/dopdf-full-9.exe
  2. Download the dopdf-full-9.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: dopdf-full-9.exe /install /quiet /norestart
  6. Press Enter

After a few moments you will find doPDF entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:doPDF 9
Vendor:Softland
Version:9.x
Architecture:x86_x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:dopdf-full-9.exe /install /quiet /norestart
Silent Uninstall Switch:"C:\ProgramData\Package Cache{XXXXXXXx-xxxX-XXXx-xxxx-XxXXXxXXxXXX}\novapdf.exe" /uninstall /quiet
Repair Command:dopdf-full-9.exe /repair /quiet /norestart
Download Link:http://download.dopdf.com/download/setup/dopdf-full-9.exe
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/dopdf-install-and-uninstall-powershell/

doPDF 8.x Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: http://download.dopdf.com/download/setup/dopdf-full-8.exe
  2. Download the dopdf-full-8.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: dopdf-full-8.exe /install /quiet /norestart
  6. Press Enter

After a few moments you will find doPDF entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:doPDF 8
Vendor:Softland
Version:8.x
Architecture:x86_x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:dopdf-full-8.exe /install /quiet /norestart
Silent Uninstall Switch:"C:\ProgramData\Package Cache{XXXXXXXx-xxxX-XXXx-xxxx-XxXXXxXXxXXX}\novapdf.exe" /uninstall /quiet
Repair Command:dopdf-full-8.exe /repair /quiet /norestart
Download Link:http://download.dopdf.com/download/setup/dopdf-full-8.exe
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/dopdf-install-and-uninstall-powershell/

doPDF 7.x Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: http://download.dopdf.com/download/setup/dopdf-full-7.exe
  2. Download the dopdf-full-7.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: dopdf-full-7.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
  6. Press Enter

After a few moments you will find doPDF entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

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Software Title:doPDF 7
Vendor:Softland
Version:7.x
Architecture:x86_x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:dopdf-full-7.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch:"%ProgramFiles%\Softland\doPDF 7\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Download Link:http://download.dopdf.com/download/setup/dopdf-full-7.exe

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 doPDF 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.

doPDF Silent Install (EXE) with Logging (Version 8 & Newer)

dopdf-full.exe /install /quiet /norestart /log "%WINDIR%\Temp\doPDF-Install.log"

doPDF Silent Install (EXE) with Logging (Version 7)

dopdf-full-7.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /LOG="%WINDIR%\Temp\doPDF7-Install.log"

How to Uninstall doPDF Silently

Check out the doPDF 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:

doPDF Silent Uninstall (EXE) Versions 8 & Newer

"C:\ProgramData\Package Cache{XXXXXXXx-xxxX-XXXx-xxxx-XxXXXxXXxXXX}\novapdf.exe" /uninstall /quiet

doPDF Silent Uninstall (EXE) Versions 7

"%ProgramFiles%\Softland\doPDF 7\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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