When specified the users PDF-XChange Installation will automatically be configured and
loaded with the default printer preferences as designated in the specified Profile
which must exist both before and after the installation in the designated path on the
Important : When profiles are created using the silent install they are available
globally for all users on the installed hardware - either a single PC or a Citrix
Metaframe/Windows Terminal Server. Therefore from build 3.3063 we have disabled
the ability for a single user to edit or delete profiles created using the silent installation
as they are used by all. (If you wish to be able to edit profiles you must import them
after installation and they will be visible only by the user logged in and performing the
PDFX5SA.exe /InstallProfile:"C:\Documents and Settings\All
Installation with a more than one profile using the silent installation
Now we have made it possible to install and import more than one profile - using a text
file containing a list of profile files and the full paths where they are located. Create a
text file using any standard text editor - i.e. Notepad. Create a file containing the list of
profiles you have created and their location on the drive at the time you intend to run
the installation, for example:
Save this list to a an ASCII text file - ensuring the extension given to the file is .lst The
last profile in the list will be installed as the default profile on opening PDF-
You can now use the following command line switch as part of your silent installation
If specified, PDF-XChange Editor will be downloaded and installed. If
/PDFEDITOR=YES is specified, Editor will be set as a default viewer for PDF files after
PDFX5SA.exe /PDFEDITOR=YES - PDF-XChange Editor will be downloaded and
installed and will be set as a default viewer for PDF files.
Instructs Setup to initially check the Don't create a Start Menu folder check box on the
Select Start Menu Folder wizard page. In silent mode it means that no program group
will be created (parameter /Group will be ignored, if specified).
If specified, no desktop icon will be created after the installation.
During the installation the file prninstaller.log – logfile of the installation of the driver
part of the product – will be created in the PDFXChange folder.
15 . Getting Started
PDF-XChange Standard 5.x