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Is it possible to disable msiexec help GUI?

I'm automating unattended retrieval & installation of specified .msi packages with a powershell script but if the command is invoked with syntax errors the msiexec will wait indefinitely for an OK ...
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0answers
103 views

Unable to launch MSI installers off NFS share

I have a Linux server where I've configured a read only NFS share. The client I'm currently working on is a Windows Server 2008 R2 machine that has the NFS features installed. I'm able to open and ...
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1answer
37 views

Disable all installers, but still be able to install via intune

So, here's my conundrum. I have about 500 pc's out in the field that aren't on a domain (yep, I know. I didn't set up the network) and I'm trying to manage them via InTune. These computers are all ...
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Not enough storage space is available

I have just re-installed a Windows Server 2008 Machine and am trying to get it into production, shipped with SQL Server 2008; the problem is, that it requires an application called: Windows Installer ...
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4answers
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How to allow program updates without prompting UAC?

We have about 15-20 users who have this software installed. We have UAC enabled through GPO as you should, which means the software prompts for admin approval if a standard user trys to install it. ...
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0answers
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Keep Windows Installer from using largest drive for temporary files

By default Windows Installer uses the largest drive for temporary storage, no matter if that's needed (meaning there would also be enough space on the system drive). Taken from ...
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3answers
636 views

Java JRE corrupted after updating web application stack using a custom built MSI

We have an Java web application that is installed on a Windows environment. We use Advanced Installer, a commercial product, to build the MSI. The installer installs Tomcat 7, Apache 2.0 and deploys ...
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3answers
183 views

Windows Installer Service Issue

I'm trying to clear up some space on C:\ drive by copying contents of C:\Windows\Installer folder to another NTFS Partition and create a junction point(Symbolic link) from C:\Windows\Installer to ...
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1answer
457 views

Can't install Virtual Machine Additions

I've got a virtual machine running Windows Server 2008 (client) on a Windows Server 2003 (host). I'm running Virtual Server 2005 R2 with SP 1. I can not install Virtual Machine Additions on the ...
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1answer
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Error when installing windows installer 4.5 - You do not have permission to update Windows XP

I'm trying to install window installer 4.5 but i'm getting an error reading "You do not have permission to update Windows XP. Please contact your system administrator". See short screencast to see ...
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4answers
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Find GUID of MSI Package

How can I find the GUID of an MSI package? I would like to script the removal of a program on a large number of desktops by using: msiexec.exe /x ProductCode Any reason why this would not work ...
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4answers
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How do I determine what the Windows Installer (msiexec) is doing?

After rolling out a new software package, I'm seeing high CPU usage on machines. One process that seems to be really active is msiexec, which really shouldn't be running. I'm watching it in process ...
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3answers
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What could be causing MsiInstaller to continuously reconfigure applications(EventID 1035)?

I have a brand-new machine that we just installed Windows Server 2008 Enterprise on about two months ago. In the event log, I am seeing thousands of EventID 1035 logged. This is MsiInstaller ...
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3answers
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Quickest manual way to check what version of the Windows Installer is installed?

I have a production server and need to know what version of the windows installer is running, what's a quick way to find this out without running the 4.5 installer on the server?
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2answers
106 views

How can I add Windows service packs and updates to my Windows XP/Vista install cd/dvd?

When I install Windows, the first thing I need to do is install the latest service packs and updates. Can I bake this into the install cd?