Hi All. Currently i am working on an application Intel IntelMPI. I have provided with exe as a source file and i extracted it but it doesn't have  MSI in it. Also i am unable to find the switches for silent installation. I am writing a vb script to install it silently. So can anyone help me? 

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You will need to recapture the exe, to convert it into a MSI. But I would recommened spending 1/2 a day to find that silent switch - no point reinventing the wheel.

Have you tried setup.exe /?

-s

-silent

/s

/silent

 

To recapture you will need Admin Studio Repackager or use Bobs *free* App Deploy (whooray for the old days) Repackager. Not sure if its Win7 supported though.

https://www.kace.com/uk/products/freetools/appdeploy-repackager

Good luck.

Answered 04/25/2013 by: rileyz
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  • hi tried everything but no silent switch...how to recapture thr admin studio?
  • i mean it works thr -s but no silent...
  • Im sooo lazy, lol.

    Check out the below (:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dbx9jRSIWwA

    Use installation monitor (top radio button), its pretty good in the 2012 version.
    Use a clean machine etc, a virtual machine would be best, then you can snap back to clean states.
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