I'm trying to repackage a MSI for a program called MathType.

Repackaging goes well, and I end up with a custom MSI.

I run the msi, and there is always an errors that pop up:

Error 1406. Could not write value VersionMinor to key \Products\B0489A5D4C3876348834D2104D4AC21D\InstallProperties. System error . Verify that you have sufficient access to that key, or contact your support personnel.

I do have administrator access and am running the installer with admin priviledges. I'm trying to find a workaround for this error, but even with the /QB- command, I can't get it to ignore this error.

If I manually ignore the error, the program seems to run okay, with the exception of a few missing fonts.

Thank you for your time, and let me know if you need any additional information.
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That error leads me to think you have repackaged an MSI. Could that be the case? In looking at the deployment tips on MathType I can't tell if it is a setup.exe that is driving an MSI setup or not. Have you seen the tips here: http://www.appdeploy.com/packages/detail.asp?id=2102
Answered 09/13/2011 by: bkelly
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Thanks for the link, i seem to have missed the -Q switch. The silent install works now.
Answered 09/13/2011 by: thund3rsh0ck
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