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MSI Install Basics

Posted: November 9, 2013 in Windows Installer
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Windows Installer Basics (MSI’s)

Description Option
Install the specified MSI /i
Remove the specified MSI /x=remove
Install to the C drive, not just the drive with the most free space ROOTDRIVE=C:\
Install silently with no user interface /qn
Create a verbose a the path and filename specified /l*v c:\windows\ccm\logs\<uniqueID>_<applicationname>.log
Do not allow the machine to be rebooted following installation REBOOT=ReallySuppress

InstallShield Legacy Setup

Description

Option

Execute the installation while recording any wizards responses in an ISS answer file at the specified name and path

/r /f1 “path to ISS file”

Run a silent installation using the specified ISS answer file

/s /f1 “path to ISS file”

Do not release the current session until the installation is complete

/sms

InstallShield Windows Installer Setup

Description

Option

Silently install and pass the specified parameters to be included Windows Installer Setup

/s /v/qn”Windows Installer parameters”

Description

Option

Install the specified MSI

/i

Remove the specified MSI

/x=remove

Install to the C drive, not just the drive with the most free space

ROOTDRIVE=C:\

Install silently with no user interface

/qn

Create a verbose a the path and filename specified

/l*v <location of logfile + name>.log

Do not allow the machine to be rebooted following installation

REBOOT=ReallySuppress