As powerVault uses Vault Explorer components, the Vault system requirements defined by Autodesk leads.

Operating System: 64-bit only

  • Microsoft Windows 10

  • Microsoft Windows 11

Autodesk Vault Client: 2025 / 2024 / 2023 / 2022

  • Vault Professional

  • Vault Workgroup

Windows PowerShell: PowerShell 4.0 or higher


The powerVault setup is delivered as an executable and accepts the standard windows installer arguments documented here.
To accept the products EULA when starting the setup in silent mode pass the ACCEPT_EULA=1 argument.

Install Locations

powerVault is installed in the following locations on your system:

  • All program libraries are placed in C:\Program Files\coolOrange\Modules\powerVault

Following shared libraries are installed in GAC:

  • coolOrange.Logging.dll

  • coolOrange.VaultServices_[Vault Version].dll

Following shortcuts are added to the start menu:

  • powerVault Console - Opens the PowerShell Console and loads the powerVault module

  • powerVault Information - Opens the About dialog with product related information

  • powerVault Logs - Opens the log file location


To install a newer version of powerVault just execute the setup file of the new version. This will automatically update the files in the existing installation.


In case you want to remove powerVault from your computer you can:

  • Execute the setup file again. This will give you the option to repair or remove powerVault. Click on “Remove” to uninstall the program.

  • Go to “Control Panel - Programs and Features”, find “coolOrange powerVault for Vault” and run “Uninstall”.