automate remote install

hello,
I need to install a program on some computers at work. the installer is an exe, NOT an msi. I say this because at first I wanted to try using wmic, and I think it only works with a msi installer.
so next I tried psexec and it works to the point where the installer starts asking questions. I have this so far - on my computer I run

psexec \\remotecomputer -u domainname\admin -h -i c:\install\install.exe /SILENT

even with the /SILENT switch, on the target machine the installer launches and you have to hit "Next" to continue.
So I was wondering if I could make a batch file to answer the installer's questions. Would that be possible? If so, could you get me started with how you would answer some of the installers questions? I understand that there will be different questions that the installer asks, so I'm not asking specifics, just, in general how you could answer basic installer questions, like if the installer pauses at a question, and you have to click "Next" to continue.
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McKnifeCommented:
There are different installers. Some use /s or /silent or /quiet or /q, while others use answer files.
Please provide us with info on the setup file. Do its properties reveal the type?
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JeffBeallAuthor Commented:
I right clicked on the installer, in the details tab, it just says "type   application"
it has the size and date modified, and that's it. Sorry, I guess whoever made this wasn't big on details.
in the general tab, it has " type of file   application ( exe )"
Sorry, but that is all I could find
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McKnifeCommented:
Ok, could you upload it?
If not, try http://www.exetomsi.com/ ,it will try to detect the silent switches automatically. It has a trial version.
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JeffBeallAuthor Commented:
thank you for the help. for this installer, exetomsi didn't find any switches, so I'm going to experiment with other installers. I'm guessing that whoever made this installer didn't bother with switches, so this is probably a bad example.
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