Sweet Home 3D Silent Install (How-To Guide)


Sweet Home 3D is an interior design application to draw house plans & arrange furniture. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Sweet Home 3D from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install Sweet Home 3D Silently

Sweet Home 3D Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: http://www.sweethome3d.com/download.jsp
  2. Download the EXE 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: SweetHome3D-x.y.z-windows.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
  6. Press Enter

After a few moments you should see the Sweet Home 3D Desktop Shortcut appear. You will also find entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:Sweet Home 3D
Vendor:eTeks
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:SweetHome3D-x.y.z-windows.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch (32-bit System)"%ProgramFiles%\Sweet Home 3D\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch (64-bit System)"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Sweet Home 3D\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Download Link:http://www.sweethome3d.com/download.jsp

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 Sweet Home 3D 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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Sweet Home 3D Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

SweetHome3D-x.y.z-windows.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /LOG="%WINDIR%\Temp\SweetHome3D-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 Sweet Home 3D to “C:\SweetHome3D”

SweetHome3D-x.y.z-windows.exe /DIR="C:\SweetHome3D" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

Exclude Desktop Shortcut During Install

The Sweet Home 3D 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.

Sweet Home 3D Silent Install (EXE) with No Desktop Shortcut

SweetHome3D-x.y.z-windows.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /MERGETASKS=!desktopicon

How to Uninstall Sweet Home 3D 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:

Sweet Home 3D Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 32-bit System

"%ProgramFiles%\Sweet Home 3D\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

Sweet Home 3D Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 64-bit System

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Sweet Home 3D\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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