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I have an MSI for a driver which I want to deploy via a group policy.

I have a problem with it deploying on 64bit machines and want to log what is happening. The installation works fine as an administrator account, however for a large scale deployment it is not feasible to use the administrator account to deploy this driver.

How can I get the MSI's installation log file for when its being called by the SYSTEM account?

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You can manually trigger the installation as SYSTEM. Grab a copy of psexec and run psexec -s cmd and you will have an interactive command prompt as system. From there you can run msiexec /i yourMSI.msi /q and see all of the console output as well as the local event log.

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