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What install switches can be used with Grapher's .MSI installer?

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:
    [PROPERTY=PropertyValue]

 
After installation, Grapher 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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