24 Jun

Windows ® Installer. V 5.0.7100.0

msiexec /Option <Required Parameter> [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 <Transform List>] [/g <Language ID>]
        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
    /l[i|w|e|a|r|u|c|m|o|p|v|x|+|!|*] <LogFile>
        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
    /log <LogFile>
        Equivalent of /l* <LogFile>
Update Options
    /update <Update1.msp>[;Update2.msp]
        Applies update(s)
    /uninstall <PatchCodeGuid>[;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.

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Posted by on June 24, 2009 in Cmdlets&Tools



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