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using iexpress for .msi appz

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mehargags

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I made some self installing Silent plgs for Certain Appz lilke Rar,ultraiso, & other stuff using Iexpress utility & all of them flawlessly install. Only Glitch i faced is regarding the MSI based setups. For eg:-
I wanted to make an auto install for cmdhere.msi. Now i pkgd it with iexpress & in the Install Program field i tried the following ways turnwise:-

Cmdhere.msi /quiet
this gave me -- Error creating Process<E:\docum~1\abc\local~1\TEMP\IX000.tmp\cmdhere.msi /quiet>. Reason: E:\iwndows\system32\advpack.dll

then i tried
msiexec.exe /quiet Cmdhere.msi
&
msiexec.exe /i /quiet Cmdhere.msi %*

But all i get is a msg window showing me possible Parameters of msiexec.
Can u pls tell me how i can pkg these MSI based Appz so that i can use it in the SVCPACK.inf.

No im not making an unattended CD-- i just want these appz to be installed alongside with XP.
thx


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pawan

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Try MSI Extractor (a tool to extract files from .msi files). Then you can customise any file(s) and installation command.

You can find MSI Extractor here.

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msiexec /i Cmdhere.msi /quiet

You do have to layout the command correctly or the window will popup to help out.

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thuun derboy

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extract installer, if your msi has setup.ini file to guide install, try adding somethomg like:
CmdLine= /qn
under [Startup]

CmdLine is usually blank after =.

_good luck...see attached, other option for pre iexpress tweaking.

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thuun derboy

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for further info. on iexpress & msi file type...

http://greenmachine....SS/iexpress.htm


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