EdrawMind Silent Install (How-To Guide)


EdrawMind is a full-featured collaborative mind mapping and brainstorming tool. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of EdrawMind from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install EdrawMind Silently

EdrawMind Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://www.edrawsoft.com/edrawmind/
  2. Select “Try It Free”
  3. Download the edrawmind_setup_fullxxxx.exe to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  4. Manually Install EdrawMind to extract the offline installer
  5. Navigate to the “C:\Users\Public\Documents\Edrawsoft\” folder
  6. Copy the offline installer edrawmind_fullxxxx.exe to the “C:\Downloads” folder
  7. Manually Uninstall EdrawMind
  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: edrawmind_fullxxxx.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
  11. Press Enter

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

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

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 EdrawMind 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.

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Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

edrawmind_fullxxxx.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /LOG="%WINDIR%\Temp\EdrawMind-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 EdrawMind to “C:\EdrawMind”

edrawmind_fullxxxx.exe /DIR="C:\EdrawMind" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

Exclude Desktop Shortcut During Install

The EdrawMind 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.

EdrawMind Silent Install (EXE) with No Desktop Shortcut

edrawmind_fullxxxx.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /MERGETASKS=!desktopicon

How to Uninstall EdrawMind 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:

EdrawMind Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 32-bit System

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

EdrawMind Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 64-bit System

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Edrawsoft\EdrawMind\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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