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Windows 8 - User access control - command line installs.

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Hi all,

Just started using Windows 8 for testing on my domain. Before starting an unattended build through CCM Im just installing software to test compatibility.

One issue that I have come across is not being able to run silent command line installs. Even with a simple command line install of a MSI file with a /q im getting nothing. I right click and run as administrator (though logged in as a administrator) - nothing.

OK, so I thought it must be the UAC. I turn this down to its lowest setting and repeat the process. Still nothing.

Finally i run disable the UAC completely via the registry and Hooray it worked!  

This seems a little extreme in order to get a command line silent install to work.

Can anyone shed any light on this?
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