Vectorworks 2022 Viewer Silent Install (How-To Guide)


The Vectorworks 2022 Viewer enables those who do not own the program to look at and print projects created in Vectorworks 2022. It also allows on-line collaboration between designers and clients during the creative process. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of the Vectorworks 2022 Viewer from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install Vectorworks 2022 Viewer Silently

Vectorworks 2022 Viewer Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://release.vectorworks.net/latest/Vectorworks/2022-NNA-eng-win-viewer
  2. Download the Vectorworks2022-SPX-XXXXXX-Viewer.exe to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  3. Extract the contents of the EXE using 7-Zip to (C:\Downloads\Vectorworks2022)
  4. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  5. Navigate to the C:\Downloads\Vectorworks2022 folder created earlier
  6. Enter the following command:
    • ".\resources\installer\Install Vectorworks2022.exe" --mode unattended --unattendedmodeui none
  7. Press Enter
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After a few minutes you should see the Vectorworks 2022 Desktop Shortcut appear. You will also find entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:Vectorworks 2022 Viewer
Vendor:Vectorworks, Inc
Version:2022
Architecture:x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:".\resources\installer\Install Vectorworks2022.exe" --mode unattended --unattendedmodeui none
Silent Uninstall Switch:"%ProgramFiles%\Vectorworks 2022 Viewer\Uninstall.exe" --mode unattended --unattendedmodeui none
Download Link:https://release.vectorworks.net/latest/Vectorworks/2022-NNA-eng-win-viewer
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/vectorworks-2022-viewer-install-and-uninstall-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

Change the Vectorworks 2022 Viewer Default Installation Directory

You can also change the default installation directory by using the following command line parameters. In this example, I’m installing Vectorworks 2022 Viewer to “C:\Vectorworks 2022 Viewer”

".\resources\installer\Install Vectorworks2022.exe" --mode unattended --unattendedmodeui none --installdir "C:\Vectorworks 2022 Viewer"

How to Uninstall Vectorworks 2022 Viewer Silently

Check out the Vectorworks 2022 Viewer Install and Uninstall (PowerShell) post for a scripted solution.

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

Vectorworks 2022 Viewer Silent Uninstall (EXE)

"%ProgramFiles%\Vectorworks 2022 Viewer\Uninstall.exe" --mode unattended --unattendedmodeui none

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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