Xerox DocuShare Drive Silent Install (How-To Guide)


Xerox DocuShare Drive provides seamless access to DocuShare directly from the Microsoft Windows desktop, Microsoft Office, or any application installed on your PC. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Xerox DocuShare Drive from the command line using both the EXE & MSI installers.

How to Install Xerox DocuShare Drive Silently

Xerox DocuShare Drive Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://www.support.xerox.com/en-us/product/xerox-docushare/downloads?platform=win10x64&language=en
  2. Download the DSDriveSetup_w.x.y.z.exe to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  3. Navigate to: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=26368
  4. Click the Download button
  5. Select vcredist_x86.exe & vcredist_x64.exe and click Next
  6. Download the vcredist_x86.exe & vcredist_x64.exe to the “C:\Downloads\” folder
  7. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  8. Navigate to the “C:\Downloads\” folder
  9. Enter the following command to install the Visual C++ 2008 x86 Redistributable:
    • vcredist_x86.exe /q (Required on 32-bit & 64-bit Systems)
  10. Press Enter
  11. Enter the following command to install the Visual C++ 2008 x64 Redistributable:
    • vcredist_x64.exe /q (Required on 64-bit Systems Only)
  12. Press Enter
  13. Enter the following command to install Xerox DocuShare Drive:
    • DSDriveSetup_w.x.y.z.exe /C:"MsiExec.exe /i DSDrive.msi REBOOT=ReallySuppress /qn"
  14. Press Enter

After a few moments you will find Xerox DocuShare Drive entries in the Installation Directory and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:Xerox DocuShare Drive
Vendor:Xerox Corporation
Architecture:x86_x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch (Step 1)vcredist_x86.exe /q
Silent Install Switch (Step 2)vcredist_x64.exe /q
Silent Install Switch (Step 3)DSDriveSetup_w.x.y.z.exe /C:"MsiExec.exe /i DSDrive.msi REBOOT=ReallySuppress /qn"
Silent Uninstall Switch:DSDriveSetup_w.x.y.z.exe /C:"MsiExec.exe /x DSDrive.msi REBOOT=ReallySuppress /qn"
Download Link:https://www.support.xerox.com/en-us/product/xerox-docushare/downloads?platform=win10x64&language=en
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/xerox-docushare-drive-install-and-uninstall-powershell/

Xerox DocuShare Drive Silent Install (MSI)

  1. Navigate to: https://www.support.xerox.com/en-us/product/xerox-docushare/downloads?platform=win10x64&language=en
  2. Download the DSDriveSetup_w.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 to extract the MSI:
    • DSDriveSetup_w.x.y.z.exe /Q /C /T:"C:\Downloads\DSDrive\"
  6. Navigate to: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=26368
  7. Click the Download button
  8. Select vcredist_x86.exe & vcredist_x64.exe and click Next
  9. Download the vcredist_x86.exe & vcredist_x64.exe to the “C:\Downloads\DSDrive\” folder
  10. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  11. Navigate to the “C:\Downloads\DSDrive\” folder
  12. Enter the following command to install the Visual C++ 2008 x86 Redistributable:
    • vcredist_x86.exe /q (Required on 32-bit & 64-bit Systems)
  13. Press Enter
  14. Enter the following command to install the Visual C++ 2008 x64 Redistributable:
    • vcredist_x64.exe /q (Required on 64-bit Systems Only)
  15. Press Enter
  16. Enter the following command to install Xerox DocuShare Drive:
    • MsiExec.exe /i DSDrive.msi REBOOT=ReallySuppress /qn
  17. Press Enter

After a few moments you will find Xerox DocuShare Drive entries in the Installation Directory and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:Xerox DocuShare Drive
Vendor:Xerox Corporation
Architecture:x86_x64
Installer Type:MSI
Silent Install Switch (Step 1)vcredist_x86.exe /q
Silent Install Switch (Step 2)vcredist_x64.exe /q
Silent Install Switch (Step 3)MsiExec.exe /i DSDrive.msi REBOOT=ReallySuppress /qn
Silent Uninstall Switch:MsiExec.exe /x DSDrive.msi REBOOT=ReallySuppress /qn
Repair Command:MsiExec.exe /x DSDrive.msi REBOOT=ReallySuppress /qn
Download Link:https://www.support.xerox.com/en-us/product/xerox-docushare/downloads?platform=win10x64&language=en
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/xerox-docushare-drive-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

Create an Installation Log File

The Xerox DocuShare Drive installers offer the option to generate a log file during installation to assist with troubleshooting should any problems arise. You can use the following commands to create a verbose log file with details about the installation.

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Xerox DocuShare Drive Silent Install with Logging (EXE)

DSDriveSetup_w.x.y.z.exe /C:"MsiExec.exe /i DSDrive.msi REBOOT=ReallySuppress /qn /L*v ""%WINDIR%\Temp\DSDrive-Install.log"""

Xerox DocuShare Drive Silent Install with Logging (MSI)

MsiExec.exe /i DSDrive.msi REBOOT=ReallySuppress /qn /L*v "%WINDIR%\Temp\DSDrive-Install.log"

Map a DocuShare Server to a Network Drive

Xerox DocuShare Drive Silent Install with DocuShare URL (EXE)

DSDriveSetup_w.x.y.z.exe /C:"MsiExec.exe /i DSDrive.msi DSURL=https://www.mycompany.com/docushare MAPFIRSTSERVER=1 /qn"

Xerox DocuShare Drive Silent Install with DocuShare URL (MSI)

MsiExec.exe /i DSDrive.msi DSURL=https://www.mycompany.com/docushare MAPFIRSTSERVER=1 REBOOT=ReallySuppress /qn

How to Uninstall Xerox DocuShare Drive Silently

Check out the Xerox DocuShare Drive Install and Uninstall (PowerShell) post for a scripted solution.

  • Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  • Enter one of the following commands:

Xerox DocuShare Drive Silent Uninstall (EXE)

DSDriveSetup_w.x.y.z.exe /C:"MsiExec.exe /x DSDrive.msi REBOOT=ReallySuppress /qn"

Xerox DocuShare Drive Silent Uninstall (MSI)

MsiExec.exe /x DSDrive.msi REBOOT=ReallySuppress /qn

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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