Adobe Flash/Reader Post Installation task not installing
09/13/2018 312 views
Hell All, I have been beating my head against the wall for days trying to get Adobe Flash and Reader DC (v. 31) to install as part of a scripted installation. I have gone through countless forums and tried every command/switch known to man that I could find.
I did download the distribution versions from Adobe
I want to be able to install these silently, but my task keeps failing... is there any working parameter that will install these softwares?
Some of the commands I have tried:
msiexec /i "install_flash_player_31_active_x.msi" /quiet /norestart /qn-quotes
msiexec /i install_flash_player_31_active_x.msi /quiet /norestart -No Quotes
msiexec.exe /i install_flash_player_31_active_x.msi /quiet /norestart -No Quotes
msiexec.exe /i 'install_flash_player_31_active_x.msi' /quiet /norestart -Quotes
msiexec /i "install_flash_player_31_active_x.msi" /quiet /norestart /qn- Quotes
msiexec /i install_flash_player_31_active_x.msi /quiet /norestart /qn- No Quotes
Adobe Reader DC
AcroRdrDC1801120058_en_US.exe /sAll /rs /msi EULA_ACCEPT=YES
msiexec /i AcroRdrDC1801120058_en_US.exe /qn-No quotes
msiexec /i "AcroRdrDC1801120058_en_US.exe" /qn-quotes
msiexec.exe /i AcroRdrDC1801120058_en_US.exe /qn-No quotes
msiexec.exe /i "AcroRdrDC1801120058_en_US.exe" /qn-quotes
I am going crazy over this! lol any help would be MOST appreciated.
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Where on Earth did you get the 'Quotes', 'No Quotes' from!?! Run MSIEXEC on its own and it will present a dialog box with all the valid arguments, none of which contain "quotes"!
Also, with regard to posts like this, always, always, ALWAYS use a path when specifying files. Generally speaking, prepending the filename with '%~dp0' and no trailing backslash will suffice.
Lastly, for MSIs, always, always, ALWAYS log the installation because, if it fails, you won't have a single clue why.
msiexec.exe /i install_flash_player_21_plugin.msi /qn
msiexec.exe /i "%~dp0install_flash_player_21_plugin.msi" /qn /l*v %windir%\TEMP\install_flash_player_21_plugin.log"
Answered 09/14/2018 by: VBScab