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What are the MSI installation switch options for the PDF-XChange family of products?

Question:

What are the MSI installation switch options for the PDF-XChange family of products?

Answer:

The MSI switch options can be viewed in the online manuals:

  • The MSI switches for PDF-XChange Editor V7 are available here.
  • The MSI switches for PDF-Tools V6 are available here.
  • The MSI switches for PDF-XChange Standard V6 are available here.
  • The MSI switches for the PDF-XChange PRO V6 bundle are available here.

The command line for installation for all products is: 

msiexec /Option <Required Parameter> [Optional Parameter] [PROPERTY=PropertyValue]

Please note that each product has slightly different installation options. New switches were introduced to PDF-XChange Editor at build 308, as detailed here. The switches and options for MSI installers are detailed in a help file that is part of the installer for each product. Click the Help button during setup to access the help file:

Alternatively, use the /? switch at the command line to view available options, for example:

Additional Reference

The below are other KB articles that detail important facts/handling rules about MSI switches.

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