fxCalc Silent Install (How-To Guide)


fxCalc is an advanced desktop calculator that lets you define, analyze, visualize and calculate scientific functions. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of fxCalc from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install fxCalc Silently

fxCalc 4.9.1.1 Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Download the fxCalc 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: fxcsetup_en.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
  6. Press Enter

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

Software Title:fxCalc
Vendor:Hans Jorg Schmidt
Version:4.9.1.1
Architecture:x86_x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:fxcsetup_en.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch:"%ProgramFiles%\fxCalc\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Download Link:http://www.fx-calc.de/wwwx/app/fxcsetup_en.exe

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

Create an Installation Log File

The fxCalc installer offers the option to generate a log file during installation to assist with troubleshooting should any problems arise. You can use the following commands to create a verbose log file with details about the installation.

fxCalc Silent Install with Logging

fxcsetup_en.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /LOG="%WINDIR%\Temp\fxCalc-Install.log"

Exclude Desktop Shortcut During Install

The fxCalc installer includes a desktop shortcut by default. If you don’t want the desktop shortcut included during installation, then you can run the following command line switch.

fxCalc Silent Install without Desktop Shortcut

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

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 fxCalc to “C:\fxCalc”

fxcsetup_en.exe /DIR="C:\fxCalc" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

How to Uninstall fxCalc Silently

  1. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  2. Enter the following command:

fxCalc Silent Uninstall on 32-bit & 64-bit Systems

"%ProgramFiles%\fxCalc\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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