HI i am trying to deploy IDM Desktop 4.0.3. to 64bit windows but it gives an install results= -3. But when i run in windows through cmd line it installs fine. So is IDM Desktop compaitable with 64 bit windows. i recored .ISS file and deployed through SCCCM but installed failed with results -3.


Any help should be appreciated

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  • Then i gues it's not compattible with a 64 bits windows version.
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Get the setup.exe. Run it and look in the TEMP folder for the MSI. Once you have the MSI, double check that you dont need ISS (installshield script engine), if you need ISS it will be unpacked in the temp folder somewhere.

Once you have the MSI try installing it, it should moan that its not running from the setup - at this point you need to make a transform or just pass the parmater via cmd line.
Look here for more info: http://www.itninja.com/question/issetupdriven-1

So in the end if you do it via cmd line and not a transform it might look like this:
msiexec /i blah.msi ISSETUPDRIVEN=1 /qb /l*vx .\blah.log

You might need to faff a bit more if you need to add settings/config data, check out the properties, you should be able to shove it into them - use InstEd to look at msi properties (when i mean property i dont mean file properties).


Answered 06/24/2013 by: rileyz
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  • I have created response file (.iss) for the setup.exe to do silent install. It is installing fine. When i try to install the setup.exe with response file in logged off mode it failing to install. Setup itself not getting triggered. Could any one help me on this.

    Thanks Jey.
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