Installation Project Viewer for Win PC/Server

System Requirements Project Viewer for Win PC/Server

Below you can find the system requirements needed for installing Project Viewer 365.

  • Minimum Processor 1GHz, 512 MB RAM and 850 MB free HDD for 32-bit or 2 GB for 64-bit
  • Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8 pro, Windows 10, Windows server 2003, Windows server 2008, Windows server 2012
  • Client .NET Framework 4 or higher

    The installer will verify the framework version.


Install Project Viewer for Win PC/Server

After downloading the MSI Install Program (www.projectviewercentral.com/download), follow these steps to install Project Viewer 365 on your workstation.

  1. Log on to your computer.
    Note: You must have administrative rights to install Project Viewer 365. You do not need admin rights to run the program.
  2. In Windows Explorer locate the Housatonic Project Viewer MSI install program.
  3. Run ProjectViewer.msi and follow the onscreen instructions.
  4. Click Finish to end the installation process.

 Custom install:

  1. Log on to your computer.
    Note: You must have administrative rights to install Project Viewer 365. You do not need admin rights to run the program.
  2. In Windows Explorer locate the Housatonic Project Viewer MSI install program.
  3. Run ProjectViewer.msi and follow the onscreen instructions.
  4. Select Custom on install type dialog, and then choose what clouds features to be installed
  5. Click Finish to end the installation process.

         

         To uninstall Project Viewer 365, open Start → Control Panel → Add Remove Programs. Select Project Viewer 365, then Remove.


Silent Install/Uninstall Project Viewer for Win PC/Server

​For a Silent Installation of Project Viewer 365, follow these steps:

  1. Use the command msiexec /i ProjectViewer.msi /q [KEY=REGISTRATION_KEY] [SEARCHMSP=1] [ALLUSERS=1]  [ADDLOCAL=Feature1,..,FeatureN]

    Optional parameters description:
    • SEARCHMSP=1 - keeps the Microsoft Project file association for .mpp and .mpt files
    • ALLUSERS=1 - installs Housatonic Project Viewer 365 for PC for all users that use the computer
    • KEY=REGISTRATION_KEY – register the application using received key in registration email
    • ADDLOCAL=Feature1,..,FeatureN – select features to be installed
          Available features: 
  • ProjectViewer – main program (required)
  • URL – open projects from URL
  • SharePoint – open projects from SharePoint
  • ProjectServer – open projects from MS Project Server
  • Box – open projects from Box
  • OneDrive – open projects from OneDrive (formerly SkyDrive)
  • DropBox – open projects from DropBox
  • GoogleDrive – open projects from Google Drive
  • TaskUpdate – edit and updated projects published from our planner products

  Example

  • install with registration preserving MS Project files association:

          msiexec /i ProjectViewer.msi /q KEY=123456789012 SEARCHMSP=1

  • install without any cloud integration and with registration:

          msiexec /i ProjectViewer.msi /q ADDLOCAL=ProjectViewer,TaskUpdate KEY=123456789012

  • install only integrations with MS services:

          msiexec /i ProjectViewer.msi /q ADDLOCAL=ProjectViewer,ProjectServer,SharePoint,OneDrive,TaskUpdate


To uninstall silently:

Use the command:  msiexec /x ProjectViewer.msi /q