I'm trying to run an installation manually. There is a patch that must be installed after the software itself. When i have the patch's user interface parameters set to qn the installation fails with a 1603 error but when i have the parameters set to qr it installs fine. Any reason why this might be?

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Make sure you have passed REINSTALL=ALL property when you install patch with /qn

Answered 05/16/2013 by: jagadeish
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  • Also create log file with /qn and analyze it with WILogUtl.exe
  • Thanks! All of those ae very useful!
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the /q switch sets the UI level. 

/qn = no ui

/qr = reduced ui a modal dialog is displayed at the end of install

Answered 05/16/2013 by: jdornan
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There is an action running in InstallUISequence which is not in InstallExecuteSequence table which determines a successfull installations.


Answered 05/16/2013 by: dj_xest
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