I know from what I can see this is sorta of a dead dog, but I'm attempting to learn a few things while i try to get this working.

I have edited the MSI for Adobe Reader 6.0.1 and it works, but the HKCU keys do not transfer. I know so far that out of the box HKCU keys will not copy to every user.

I have tried to use

msiexec /jm "Adobe Reader 6.0.1.msi" TRANSFORMS="Rdr601.mst" ALLUSERS=1 /q

but nothing happens here that i can see. Do I need to add something to the MSI to get this command to advertise the MSI?

Only other solution to get the HKCU is through login script but I would rather have this self contained.

The BAT file i'm currently using is this:
@ECHO OFF
msiexec.exe /jm "Adobe Reader 6.0.1.msi" TRANSFORMS="Rdr601.mst" ALLUSERS=1 /q
:: msiexec.exe /i "Adobe Reader 6.0.1.msi" TRANSFORMS="Rdr601.mst" /qb! /L %temp%\adobe601_install.log
:: msiexec.exe /i "Adobe Acrobat - Reader 6.0.2 Update.msi" /qb+! /L %temp%\adobe602_install.logexit

The last two lines are commented out because I was testing the advertisement of the MSI installer.

Any help here? =\

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Flamus I'm afraid you wont like my suggestion.

Repackage Adobe Reader 6.x because the vendor msi is the pits and won't install or uninstall correctly in alot of cases.

Its not a hard package to do and its worth the effort.

Look here for lots of info.

http://itninja.com/link/acrobat-reader-6.0-deployment-notes-from-the-field
Answered 12/16/2004 by: MSIMaker
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Ok, looked at that site not much about repackaging Adobe though. You talking about using something like the Discover function of WinInstall ? or something else?

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Answered 12/16/2004 by: Flamus
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