Datasmith is not installing for Sketchup 2022 on Windows

Datasmith is not installing

for Sketchup 2022 on Windows

download this msi
and pass its path to the installer process so it can uninstall the existing version properly.


It wont work because i am using Sketchup 2022.

Have you tried to uninstall all sketchup exporter version using “Add or Remove programs” in Windows?

Yes, i even uninstalled all the SKetchup versions that i have and reinstalled them again but no cigar

Now i have another problem, the installer will not complete the installation till the end, i will reach 90% approx then i get this message

Can you try to run it in command line to get a log file and share it with us?

The command would be
msiexec /i C:\PATH_TO_UnrealDatasmithSketchupExporter.msi /lvx* C:\PATH_WHERE_YOU_WANT_THE_Install.log_FILE

Hope this is what you are looking for, this is what i placed i the command prompt bar (msiexec /i C:\PATH_TO_UnrealDatasmithSketchupExporter.msi /lvx* C:\C:\Program Files\SketchUp\SketchUp 2022_Install.log_FILE)

Windows ® Installer. V 5.0.19041.1

msiexec /Option [Optional Parameter]

Install Options
</package | /i> <Product.msi>
Installs or configures a product
/a <Product.msi>
Administrative install - Installs a product on the network
/j<u|m> <Product.msi> [/t ] [/g ]
Advertises a product - m to all users, u to current user
</uninstall | /x> <Product.msi | ProductCode>
Uninstalls the product
Display Options
Quiet mode, no user interaction
Unattended mode - progress bar only
Sets user interface level
n - No UI
b - Basic UI
r - Reduced UI
f - Full UI (default)
Help information
Restart Options
Do not restart after the installation is complete
Prompts the user for restart if necessary
Always restart the computer after installation
Logging Options
i - Status messages
w - Nonfatal warnings
e - All error messages
a - Start up of actions
r - Action-specific records
u - User requests
c - Initial UI parameters
m - Out-of-memory or fatal exit information
o - Out-of-disk-space messages
p - Terminal properties
v - Verbose output
x - Extra debugging information
+ - Append to existing log file
! - Flush each line to the log
* - Log all information, except for v and x options
Equivalent of /l*
Update Options
/update <Update1.msp>[;Update2.msp]
Applies update(s)
/uninstall [;Update2.msp] /package <Product.msi | ProductCode>
Remove update(s) for a product
Repair Options
/f[p|e|c|m|s|o|d|a|u|v] <Product.msi | ProductCode>
Repairs a product
p - only if file is missing
o - if file is missing or an older version is installed (default)
e - if file is missing or an equal or older version is installed
d - if file is missing or a different version is installed
c - if file is missing or checksum does not match the calculated value
a - forces all files to be reinstalled
u - all required user-specific registry entries (default)
m - all required computer-specific registry entries (default)
s - all existing shortcuts (default)
v - runs from source and recaches local package
Setting Public Properties

Consult the Windows ® Installer SDK for additional documentation on the
command line syntax.

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Portions of this software are based in part on the work of the Independent JPEG Group.

UnrealDatasmithSketchupExporter_Log.pdf (363.0 KB)

Not exactly, if it is successful you should see the installer trying to run as usual. It should also fail like you have seen so far, just we will get a log file with more details.

you should replace C:\PATH_TO_UnrealDatasmithSketchupExporter.msi with the actual path to your msi file. e.g. C:\Users\attar82\Downloads\UnrealDatasmithSketchUpExporter.msi
and C:\PATH_WHERE_YOU_WANT_THE_Install.log_FILE with the path where you want the log file to go e.g. C:\Temp\SketchUp 2022_Install.log

I managed to install it. An IT technician helped me, the only way he managed to make it install is by creating a new Windows User, other than the existing that i am already using ( My default login one). Only this way the installation was successful till the end.
Thanks anyway