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Why does msiexec keep prompting?

Posted on 2011-09-07
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I'm using this command line to install MSIs (.NET):

msiexec myapp.msi SOMEPARAM="VALUE1" ALLUSERS-1 /quiet /passive

but the 'Windows Installer' window keeps popping up.  Anyone know what I might be doing wrong?
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by:bloodygonzo
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instead of using /quiet /passive use /qn and if you want to supress the reboot use /norestart

-bloody
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by:brettr
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Still pops up.
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by:brettr
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Actually, issue is that /i should be right after msiexec.
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Vadim Rapp earned 400 total points
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1. insert /package before the file name:

msiexec /package myapp.msi (...)

2. should be ALLUSERS=1 :

msiexec /package myapp.msi SOMEPARAM="VALUE1" ALLUSERS=1 /quiet /passive
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and should be ALLUSERS=1 not ALLUSERS-1
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