I always set the ROOTDRIVE property to C:\ for MSIs. However, we have some Citrix users whose local disk is drive M:. So when an MSI is installed it generates a 1327 error (invalid drive). I could change the ROOTDRIVE property to M:\ for Citrix users, but this means one set of MSIs for Citrix users and another for non-Citrix users.

Does anyone know of a simple way of passing the system drive to the ROOTDRIVE property so the MSI automatically installs on drive C: for regular users and drive M: for Citrix users? I tried passing the %SystemDrive% variable to ROOTDRIVE but this didn't work. Any help would be appreciated.

Many thanks.
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evaluate the version or type of the target machine for a Citrix machine.

then use a SetDirectory CA to change the dir conditionally based on the version / type evaluation you did in the first step
Answered 07/26/2007 by: jmcfadyen
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Just put the ROOTDRIVE property in the commandline with the proper value and you can use the same MSI for multiple targets

Answered 06/26/2013 by: jaybee96
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