EdrawMax Silent Install (How-To Guide)


EdrawMax is a 2D business technical diagramming software which help create flowcharts, organizational charts, mind map, network diagrams, floor plans, workflow diagrams, business charts, and engineering diagrams. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of EdrawMax from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install EdrawMax Silently

EdrawMax Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://www.edrawsoft.com/edraw-max/
  2. Select “Try It Free”
  3. Download the edraw-max_setup_fullxxxx.exe to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  4. Manually Install EdrawMax to extract the offline installer
  5. Navigate to the “C:\Users\Public\Documents\Edrawsoft\” folder
  6. Copy the offline installer edraw-max_fullxxxx.exe to the “C:\Downloads” folder
  7. Manually Uninstall EdrawMax
  8. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  9. Navigate to the C:\Downloads folder
  10. Enter the following command: edraw-max_fullxxxx.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
  11. Press Enter

After a few moments you should see the EdrawMax Desktop Shortcut appear. You will also find entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:EdrawMax
Vendor:EdrawSoft Co.,Ltd.
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:edraw-max_fullxxxx.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch (32-bit System)"%ProgramFiles%\Edrawsoft\EdrawMax\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch (64-bit System)"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Edrawsoft\EdrawMax\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Download Link:https://www.edrawsoft.com/edraw-max/

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 EdrawMax 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.

EdrawMax

Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

edraw-max_fullxxxx.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /LOG="%WINDIR%\Temp\EdrawMax-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 EdrawMax to “C:\EdrawMax”

edraw-max_fullxxxx.exe /DIR="C:\EdrawMax" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

Exclude Desktop Shortcut During Install

The EdrawMax installer creates a desktop shortcut by default. If you do not want the desktop shortcut, then you can run the following command line switches to exclude it.

EdrawMax Silent Install (EXE) with No Desktop Shortcut

edraw-max_fullxxxx.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /MERGETASKS=!desktopicon

How to Uninstall EdrawMax 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:

EdrawMax Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 32-bit System

"%ProgramFiles%\Edrawsoft\EdrawMax\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

EdrawMax Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 64-bit System

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Edrawsoft\EdrawMax\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.

Recent Posts