Adobe Reader 9.4.0( Customization Wizard)

I created a transform for Adobe Reader 9.4.0 through Adobe Customizatino Wizard. I just made some standard changes(like disable All Updates/Suppress Reboot/Silent Install etc). But when I run the MSI with switch(msiexec.exec /i "adobe_reader.msi" Transforms="adobe_reader.mst"/qb) it don't just display progress bar with a completion message and don't install the application.

Anyone have any idea or faced the same issue, then please help me. I need to deploy updated adobe reader in production environment very soon and not able to keep ready the silent package for Adobe Reader 9.4.0

Dinesh Kashyap

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Posted by: langa100 12 years ago
Senior Yellow Belt
(msiexec.exec /i "adobe_reader.msi" Transforms="adobe_reader.mst"/qb)

Is this a typo it should be (msiexec.exe /i "adobe_reader.msi" TRANSFORMS="adobe_reader.mst"/qb)

also I normally use the /qb+ as this gives you a modal dialog box displayed at the end
Posted by: b.kotagi 12 years ago
Orange Senior Belt
You can use following command for silent installation,

msiexec.exe /i "adobe_reader.msi" TRANSFORMS="adobe_reader.mst"/qn
Posted by: RonW 12 years ago
Green Belt
And remember, too, that /l*v [path to log file] will generate a verbose log file:
msiexec.exe /i "adobe_reader.msi" TRANSFORMS="adobe_reader.mst"/qb!- /l*v "<path>\logfile.logYou can then open the log file, check for the string "Return value 3" and look a few lines above that, and that will generally give you a hint (if not more) as to why the install is failing.
Posted by: Dinesh.Kashyap 12 years ago
Orange Senior Belt
I did not find anyd "Return value 3" (only found Return Value 1) in the log file. I have already tried with all above mentioned swithes, but are not working at all.

I need to disable automatic updates in Adobe Reader 9.4.0, so what is the registry value though with I can disable all these along with (Check for Updates & Purchase Adobe Acrobat).

Pleae help.
Posted by: anonymous_9363 12 years ago
Red Belt
Did the log file show that the transform was being applied?

All the customisation information for Adobe Reader is in the Package KB.
Posted by: Dinesh.Kashyap 12 years ago
Orange Senior Belt
Opps,,,, There was some problem in source file . This time I downloaded by registring in adobe and it worked.

Thanks all for you help...
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