Install switches that can be used with .MSI installer in Voxler

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The standard Windows command line switches work with the MSI file (not the EXE file). The Windows Installer MSI options can be found by opening a command window (click the Windows Start button, type in cmd and press ENTER on the keyboard), and in the command window typing msiexec /? and pressing ENTER on the keyboard. The options are also listed below.


Format required:
msiexec /Option <Required Parameter> [Optional Parameter]


Install Options:

    </package | /i> <Product.msi> : Installs or configures a product
    /a <Product.msi>  : Administrative install - Installs a product on the network
    /j<u|m> <Product.msi> [/t <Transform List>] [/g <Language ID>]  :  Advertises a product - m to all users, u to current user
    </uninstall | /x> <Product.msi | ProductCode>  : Uninstalls the product


Display Options:

    /quiet  :  Quiet mode, no user interaction
    /passive  : Unattended mode - progress bar only
    /q[n|b|r|f]  :  Sets user interface level
        n - No UI
        b - Basic UI
        r - Reduced UI
        f - Full UI (default)
    /help  :  Help information


Restart Options:

    /norestart  :  Do not restart after the installation is complete
    /promptrestart  :  Prompts the user for restart if necessary
    /forcerestart  :  Always restart the computer after installation


Logging Options:

    /l[i|w|e|a|r|u|c|m|o|p|v|x|+|!|*] <LogFile>
        i - Status messages
        w - Nonfatal warnings
        e - All error messages
        a - Start up of actions
        r - Action-specific records
        u - User requests
        c - Initial UI parameters
        m - Out-of-memory or fatal exit information
        o - Out-of-disk-space messages
        p - Terminal properties
        v - Verbose output
        x - Extra debugging information
        + - Append to existing log file
        ! - Flush each line to the log
        * - Log all information, except for v and x options
    /log <LogFile>  :  Equivalent of /l* <LogFile>


Repair Options:

    /f[p|e|c|m|s|o|d|a|u|v] <Product.msi | ProductCode>  :  Repairs a product
        p - only if file is missing
        o - if file is missing or an older version is installed (default)
        e - if file is missing or an equal or older version is installed
        d - if file is missing or a different version is installed
        c - if file is missing or checksum does not match the calculated value
        a - forces all files to be reinstalled
        u - all required user-specific registry entries (default)
        m - all required computer-specific registry entries (default)
        s - all existing shortcuts (default)
        v - runs from source and recaches local package


Setting Public Properties:

After installation, Voxler does need to be run on the computer interactively so that the serial number can be entered. This cannot be done remotely.


Updated September 30, 2016

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