Foxit PDF Reader 12
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Author: Roland Verheijden
Date: February 7, 2023

Repackaging tips and silent install information for Foxit PDF Reader 12. This App Tip provides comprehensive details for conducting a silent installation of PDF Reader. It includes additional insights, such as user environment specifics, extra installation parameters, and repackaging tips.

About

Foxit PDF Reader enables you to view, annotate, fill out, or securely sign PDF documents no matter where you are or what device you're on. No other PDF Reader is as intuitive and quick to use.

General Information

Vendor Information

Foxit

Application Name

PDF Reader

Application Version

12

Download Link

https://www.foxitsoftware.com/downloads/latest.php?product=Foxit-Reader&platform=Windows

License Needed

No

Vendor Install

Installation Type

Setup.exe

Architecture

x64

Description

Application Configuration/Settings

Registry

File

AD/GPO

AAD/GPO

User Environment Data

Registry

File

Other

Infrastructure Dependencies

Description

ODBC

Connection Name

Driver

Parameters

Setup.exe parameters

/COMPONENTS=pdfviewer,ffse,ffaddin,!ffspellcheck (exclude spell check language)
/COMPONENTS=pdfviewer,!ffse,!ffaddin,!ffspellcheck (exclude shell extensions, plugin, and Foxit spell check language)
/COMPONENTS=pdfviewer,ffse,!ffaddin,ffspellcheck (exclude plugin to open PDF files inside browser)
/COMPONENTS=pdfviewer,!ffse,ffaddin,ffspellcheck (exclude shell extensions)
/DIR="C:AppsFoxitPDFReader" (change install dir)
/MERGETASK=!desktopicon (No desktop shortcut)
/MERGETASKS=!displayinbrowser (do not show PDF in browser)
/MERGETASKS=!quicklaunchicon (No quicklaunch shortcut)
/MERGETASKS=!setdefaultreader (do not set foxit as default)
/MERGETASKS=!setcollectdata (disable data collection)
/MERGETASKS=!startmenufolder (No start menu folder)
/NORESTART
/VERYSILENT

MSI Public Properties

Installation Commands

Silent Install Command

FoxitReader120_enu_Setup_Prom.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

Silent Uninstall Command

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Foxit Software\Foxit PDF Reader\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

Repackaging Score

MSI

Unknown

MSIX

Unknown

App-V

Unknown

ThinApp

Unknown

Citrix App Layer

Unknown

VMWare App Volumes

Unknown

Other

Full Functional
Silent Install

Repackaging Tips

Disable Foxit PDF Reader Registration
Foxit PDF Reader 12 silent install with registration disabled
Execute the following commands as an Administrator
REG ADD "HKLM\Software\Policies\Foxit\Reader\Preferences" /v DisableRegistration /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f
REG ADD "HKLM\Software\Policies\Foxit\Reader\Ribbon\Ribbon_Category_Help\Help_Panel_Registration" /v Help_Registration_Registration /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f

Disable Foxit PDF Reader Show Start Page
Foxit PDF Reader 12 silent install (EXE) with show start page disabled Execute the following command as an Administrator
REG ADD "HKLM\Software\Policies\Foxit\Reader\Preferences" /v ShowStartPage /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f

Disable Foxit PDF Reader Advertisement
Foxit PDF Reader 12 silent install (EXE) with advertisement disabled
Execute the following command as an Administrator
REG ADD "HKLM\Software\Policies\Foxit\Reader\Preferences" /v DisableAdvertise /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f

Disable Foxit PDF Reader Data Collection
Foxit PDF Reader 12.x Silent Install (EXE) with Data Collection Disabled
Execute the following command as an Administrator
REG ADD "HKLM\Software\Policies\Foxit\Reader\Preferences" /v CollectData /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f

Disable Foxit PDF Reader Automatic Updates
Foxit PDF Reader 12.x Silent Install (EXE) with Auto Updates Disabled
Execute the following command as an Administrator
REG ADD "HKLM\Software\Policies\Foxit\Reader\Preferences" /v DisableUpdate /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f

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