PDF-XChange Lite Printer Silent Install (How-To Guide)

PDF-XChange Lite is a simplified version of the PDF-XChange Standard print driver. It is ideal for those requiring a simple yet highly efficient way to create PDF files. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of the PDF-XChange Lite Printer from the command line the EXE installer.

How to Install PDF-XChange Lite Printer Silently

PDF-XChange Lite Printer Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://www.tracker-software.com/product/downloads
  2. Under the PDF-XChange Lite Printer section
  3. Select the ZIPPED EXE INSTALLER (32/64BIT)
  4. Download & Copy the PDFXLiteX.zip to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  5. Extract the PDFXLiteX.exe from PDFXLiteX.zip using 7-Zip to C:\Downloads
  6. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  7. Navigate to the C:\Downloads folder
  8. Enter the following command: PDFXLiteX.exe /install /quiet /norestart
  9. Press Enter

After a few moments you will find PDF-XChange Lite entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:PDF-XChange Lite
Vendor:Tracker Software
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:PDFXLiteX.exe /install /quiet /norestart
Silent Uninstall Switch:PDFXLiteX.exe /uninstall /quiet /norestart
Repair Command:PDFXLiteX.exe /repair /quiet /norestart
Download Link:https://www.tracker-software.com/product/downloads
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/pdf-xchange-lite-printer-install-and-uninstall-powershell/
Detection Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/create-a-custom-detection-script-for-pdf-xchange-lite-printer-powershell/

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 PDF-XChange Lite Printer Installation Log File

The PDF-XChange Lite Printer 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.

PDFXLiteX.exe /install /quiet /norestart /log "%WINDIR%\Temp\PDFXLite-Install.log"

Do Not Create a PDF-XChange Lite Start Menu Folder

PDFXLiteX.exe /install /quiet /norestart PROGRAMSMENU_SHORTCUTS=0

Do Not Install Tracker Updater

PDFXLiteX.exe /install /quiet /norestart NOUPDATER=1

Do Not Add Task to Task Scheduler to Check for Software Updates

PDFXLiteX.exe /install /quiet /norestart SCHEDULEUPDATER=0

Specify the Printer Name. The default value is “PDF-XChange Lite”

PDFXLiteX.exe /install /quiet /norestart PNAME=<printer name>

How to Uninstall PDF-XChange Lite Printer Silently

Check out the following posts for a scripted solution:

PDF-XChange Lite Printer Install and Uninstall (PowerShell)
PDF-XChange Lite Printer Silent Uninstall (PowerShell)
  1. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  2. Enter the following command:

PDF-XChange Lite Printer Silent Uninstall (EXE)

PDFXLiteX.exe /uninstall /quiet /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.

Jason Bergner

I am an accomplished Software Engineer at Patch My PC, leveraging more than 18 years of hands-on experience in Configuration Manager administration and application packaging. I am driven by a genuine passion for solving complex problems and consistently strive to discover innovative and effective solutions. Sharing my extensive knowledge of application deployments is a true joy for me, and I am honored to contribute to the community here at Silent Install HQ.

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