WinDjView Silent Install (How-To Guide)

WinDjView is a fast, compact and powerful DjVu viewer for Windows with tabbed interface, continuous scrolling and advanced printing options. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of WinDjView from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install WinDjView Silently

WinDjView Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to:
  2. Download the WinDjView-x.x-Setup.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: WinDjView-x.x-Setup.exe /S
  6. Press Enter

After a few moments you should see the WinDjView shortcut in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:WinDjView
Vendor:Andrew Zhezherun
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:WinDjView-x.x-Setup.exe /S
Silent Uninstall Switch:"%ProgramFiles%\WinDjView\uninstall.exe" /S
Download Link:
PowerShell Script:
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 WinDjView Auto Update Checks

  • Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  • Run the following commands once for each user
REG ADD "HKCU\Software\Andrew Zhezherun\WinDjView\Settings" /v check-updates /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f

How to Uninstall WinDjView Silently

Check out the following posts for a scripted solution:

WinDjView Install and Uninstall (PowerShell)
WinDjView 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:

WinDjView Silent Uninstall (EXE)

"%ProgramFiles%\WinDjView\uninstall.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.

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