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Silent Install

  • August 10, 2010

    Silent Install Quicktime

    Download the quicktimeinstaller.exe from quicktimes site and extract the file into a folder using 7zip or winrar. Inside the extracted folder create a file called quicktime.cmd and drop these to lines into the file msiexec /i %~dp0quicktime.msi ALLUSERS=1 REGSRCH_INSTALL_ASU=0 DESKTOP_SHORTCUTS=1 ProductLanguage=1033 /qn msiexec /i %~dp0appleapplicationsupport.msi ALLUSERS=1 REGSRCH_INSTALL_ASU=0 DESKTOP_SHORTCUTS=1 ProductLanguage=1033 /qn then deploy the quicktime.cmd as hidden(just so the users do not see the command box)
  • July 28, 2010

    Silent Install Adobe CS3

    Copy the entire Adobe CS3 software up to a share drive. Run Setup.exe with –record=1 option run through the install. Copy the 2 files it creates to the same directory as the setup.exe.  Rename them to install.xml and remove.xml. Create your payload file copy and paste the code below into and notepad and named to “application.xml.override“.  Remember to enter your Serial Number. serialnumber Suppress Suppress Suppress Then dump that override file into the payloads folder in the folder that ends with  _US_volume Create your command line for the install setup.exe –mode=silent –deploymentFile=”:install.xml” CS3 should install silently with no issues.  Exit code 0 means everything installed ok if you get an exit code 7 rerun threw these steps.
  • March 10, 2010

    WinDVD Silent Install

    Had to deploy WinDVD to a collections of computers this silent string worked the best any other variation just caused problems not during local install but during deployment across the network. Setup.exe /s /a /s /sms /f2″c:ProgramName.log