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Why does msiexec keep prompting?

Posted on 2011-09-07
Medium Priority
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
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?
Question by:brettr
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Expert Comment

ID: 36497219
instead of using /quiet /passive use /qn and if you want to supress the reboot use /norestart


Author Comment

ID: 36497258
Still pops up.

Author Comment

ID: 36497272
Actually, issue is that /i should be right after msiexec.
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Accepted Solution

Vadim Rapp earned 1600 total points
ID: 36497295
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

Assisted Solution

bloodygonzo earned 400 total points
ID: 36497302
and should be ALLUSERS=1 not ALLUSERS-1

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