FastStone MaxView Silent Install (How-To Guide)


FastStone MaxView is a fast, compact and innovative image viewer that supports all major graphic formats. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of FastStone MaxView from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install FastStone MaxView Silently

FastStone MaxView Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Download the FastStone MaxView Installer
  2. Download the file 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: FSMaxViewSetup.exe /S
  6. Press Enter

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

Software Title:FastStone MaxView
Vendor:FastStone Soft
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:FSMaxViewSetup.exe /S
Silent Uninstall Switch (32-bit System)"%ProgramFiles%\FastStone MaxView\uninst.exe" /S
Silent Uninstall Switch (64-bit System)"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\FastStone MaxView\uninst.exe" /S
Download Link:https://www.faststone.org/

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

FSMaxViewSetup.exe /S /D=C:\FastStone MaxView

How to Uninstall FastStone MaxView 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:

FastStone MaxView Silent Uninstall on 32-bit System

"%ProgramFiles%\FastStone MaxView\uninst.exe" /S

FastStone MaxView Silent Uninstall on 64-bit System

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\FastStone MaxView\uninst.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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