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Command Line Option for installing vcredist_x86.exe - (visual c++ 2005SP1)

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The command line i am using is - /q:a /c:"msiexec /i vcredist.msi /qb!"

I want the installer to do everything automatically and show progess. This command line doesnt work and the installer quits with errors.
I am using advanced installer 6.6
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ok the problem is actually with the command line im passing.  The website i looked at must be wrong. Does anyone know the proper command line to install vcredist_x86.exe 2005 sp1. It works manually if i take the command line out.
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would something similar to the commands posted here work for you?
http://blogs.msdn.com/astebner/archive/2007/02/07/update-regarding-silent-install-of-the-vc-8-0-runtime-vcredist-packages.aspx

For x86: vcredist_x86.exe /q:a /c:"VCREDI~3.EXE /q:a /c:""msiexec /i vcredist.msi /qn"" " 
For x64: vcredist_x64.exe /q:a /c:"VCREDI~2.EXE /q:a /c:""msiexec /i vcredist.msi /qn"" " 
For ia64: vcredist_ia64.exe /q:a /c:"VCREDI~1.EXE /q:a /c:""msiexec /i vcredist.msi /qn"" "
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amazing thank you, worked perfectly.
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