Fujitsu ScanSnap Home Silent Install (How-To Guide)

ScanSnap Home is an all-in-one software specially designed for ScanSnap scanners. Users can easily manage, edit, and utilize multiple types of scanned data, combine favorite functions, and organize documents, receipts, business cards, photos and much more all in one application. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Fujitsu ScanSnap Home from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install Fujitsu ScanSnap Home Silently

ScanSnap Home Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to:
  2. Select a Scanner
  3. Select Target OS
  4. Click Display Software List
  5. Download the WinSSHOfflineInstaller_x_y_z.exe to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  6. Manually launch the ScanSnap Home installer, wait until you see the End User License Agreement
  7. Copy the “%LocalAppData%\Temp\SSHomeDownloadInstaller” folder to C:\Downloads
  8. Cancel the ScanSnap Home Setup Wizard
  9. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  10. Browse to “C:\Downloads\SSHomeDownloadInstaller\Prerequisite\ms_vcredist_x86_2013\”
  11. Enter the following command: vcredist_x86.exe /install /quiet /norestart
  12. Press Enter
  13. Browse to “C:\Downloads\SSHomeDownloadInstaller\Prerequisite\ms_vcredist_x86_2017\”
  14. Enter the following command: vc_redist.x86.exe /install /quiet /norestart
  15. Press Enter
  16. Browse to the “C:\Downloads\SSHomeDownloadInstaller\download\” folder
  17. Enter the following commands:
WinSSHomeInstaller_x_y_z.exe -s -f1".\WinSSHomeInstaller_x_y_z.iss"
WinScanSnapAI_x_y_z.exe -s -f1".\WinScanSnapAI_x_y_z.iss"
WinScanSnapHOCRPackage001_x_y_zr.exe -s -f1".\WinScanSnapHOCRPackage001_x_y_zr.iss"
WinScanSnapHOCRPackage002_x_y_zr.exe -s -f1".\WinScanSnapHOCRPackage002_x_y_zr.iss"
WinScanSnapHOCRPackage003_x_y_zr.exe -s -f1".\WinScanSnapHOCRPackage003_x_y_zr.iss"
WinScanSnapHOCRPackage004_x_y_zr.exe -s -f1".\WinScanSnapHOCRPackage004_x_y_zr.iss"
WinScanSnapHOCRPackage005_x_y_zr.exe -s -f1".\WinScanSnapHOCRPackage005_x_y_zr.iss"
WinScanSnapHOCRPackage006_x_y_zr.exe -s -f1".\WinScanSnapHOCRPackage006_x_y_zr.iss"

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

Software Title:ScanSnap Home
Vendor:PFU Limited
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:WinSSHomeInstaller_x_y_z.exe -s -f1".\WinSSHomeInstaller_x_y_z.iss"
Silent Uninstall Switch:See Uninstall Section Below
Download Link:
PowerShell Script:
Detection Script:

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 a Fujitsu ScanSnap Home Installation Log File

The Fujitsu ScanSnap Home 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 log file with details about the installation.

Fujitsu ScanSnap Home Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

WinSSHomeInstaller_x_y_z.exe -s -f1".\WinSSHomeInstaller_x_y_z.iss" -f2"C:\Windows\Temp\WinSSHomeInstaller-Install.log"

How to Uninstall Fujitsu ScanSnap Home Silently

Check out the following post for a scripted solution:

Fujitsu ScanSnap Home Install and Uninstall (PowerShell)
  1. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  2. Enter the following command:

Fujitsu ScanSnap Home Silent Uninstall (EXE)

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\InstallShield Installation Information\{1806D5A5-0B2C-4E54-8219-7BD4CB9CB690}\WinSSHomeInstaller_x_y_z.exe" UNINSTALL -removeonly -s -f1"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\InstallShield Installation Information\{1806D5A5-0B2C-4E54-8219-7BD4CB9CB690}\setup.iss"

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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