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Windows Installer with Custom Transform (MST)
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Command Line
For silent instalation you can use:

foxit.exe /disallow /ebay /foxitbar

And you have Foxit for all users with no explorer bar and no ebay icons.
However, you can deploy a default instalation with:

foxit.exe /d

You can also add the "/p <path>" parameter to change installation path
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Command Line
Switchs can be found with a : foxit.exe /? (beware ask toolbar will try to install anyway !)

Pasted full copy for all options :

Usage:
<Setup package fullpath> /Option

Install Options
/d Install the program as default.
/p Set installation file path.
/allow Set "only allow" function, followed with one
selectable option parameter at least.
/disallow Set "do not allow" function, followed with one
selectable option parameter at least.

Optional Options
/dt Set the desktop shortcut.
/sm Set the Start menu shortcut.
/ql Set the quick launch shortcut.
/a Installation for all users.
/register Set Foxit Reader as the default PDF viewer.
/fp Install Firefox Plug-in.

/ebay Create desktop, quick launch and start menu icon to eBay.
/foxitbar Install Foxit Search bar.

Examples:

"C:\Foxit Reader Setup.exe" /d /p "c:\Foxit Reader"
Install Foxit Reader to "c:\Foxit Reader" as default.

"C:\Foxit Reader Setup.exe" /p "d:\Foxit Reader" /allow /dt
Install basic components to "d:\Foxit Reader", and only create the desktop shortcut.

"C:\Foxit Reader Setup.exe" /p "d:\Foxit Reader" /disallow /dt
Install Foxit Reader to "d:\Foxit Reader" as default, but do not create the desktop shortcut.

"C:\Foxit Reader Setup.exe" /p "d:\Foxit Reader" /disallow /foxitbar
Install Foxit Reader to "d:\Foxit Reader" as default, but do not install Foxit Search bar.
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Platform(s): Windows
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Command Line
useful to mention that :
/allow and /disallow option are exclusive, you can use one OR the other not both
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Note
In order to get the MSI for Foxit Reader 4.0, you are now required to register here:

http://www.foxitsoftware.com/pdf/reader/enterprise_reg.php

After registering you will receive an email with a link to download the MSI. Other than that, the notes for version 3.x appear to still work.
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Uninstall String

C:\Program Files\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\Uninstall.exe C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\Uninstall.exe MsiExec.exe /I{0C441730-85C7-4667-895B-6F7327D278EF} C:\Programme\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader\Uninstall.exe

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