TinyCAD Silent Install (How-To Guide)

TinyCAD is a free and open-source software used for designing electronic circuit diagrams. It provides a user-friendly interface with standard symbols for creating and organizing circuit diagrams, making it popular among hobbyists and small-scale electronics projects. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of TinyCAD from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install TinyCAD Silently

TinyCAD Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://www.tinycad.net/Home/Download
  2. Download & Copy the TinyCAD_x.y.z.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: TinyCAD_x.y.z.exe /S
  6. Press Enter

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

Software Title:TinyCAD
Vendor:TinyCAD
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:TinyCAD_x.y.z.exe /S
Silent Uninstall Switch: (32-bit System)"%ProgramFiles%\TinyCAD\uninst.exe" /S
Silent Uninstall Switch: (64-bit System)"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\TinyCAD\uninst.exe" /S
Download Link:TinyCAD Download
PowerShell Script:TinyCAD | PowerShell Script
Detection Script:TinyCAD | Custom 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

Disable TinyCAD Automatic Updates

  • Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  • Run the following command once for each user:
REG ADD "HKCU\Software\TinyCAD\TinyCAD\1x20" /v AutomaticUpdates /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f

How to Uninstall TinyCAD Silently

Check out the following posts for a scripted solution:

TinyCAD Install and Uninstall (PowerShell)
TinyCAD Silent Uninstall (PowerShell)
  1. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  2. Enter one of the following commands:

TinyCAD Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 32-bit System

"%ProgramFiles%\TinyCAD\uninst.exe" /S

TinyCAD Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 64-bit System

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\TinyCAD\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.

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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