I'm trying to create a silent install with no user interaction at all. I've written a batch file that will kick off the install, but the user will still have to click "next" and "finish". Is there anyway to do this using adminstudio or any other type of software?
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Here is a link that has some info abou this. There are parameters you can add at the end of the command line to make it silent. Usually something like /qn or /qb.

Answered 03/27/2012 by: WGM_Jeff
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  • I have the /qn, but it still wants you to click next and finish the install. Is there a type of response file or answer file that you can create??
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I downloaded the LibreOffice installation file (LibO_3.5.1_Win_x86_install_multi.msi) and installed it using msiexec /i LibO_3.5.1_Win_x86_install_multi.msi /qn. I didn't see any kind of dialog windows. Not sure what your problem is to be honest.

What is the the command line in your batch used to launch the install ?
Answered 03/27/2012 by: Mencaliss
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    @echo off

    msiexec /qn /i

    \\SERVER NAME\Distribute\APPS\LibreOffice35\libreoffice35\libo_3.5.1_win_x86_install_multi.msi
    • Why are you splitting the msiexec and path to your .MSI ?

      Try msiexec /i "\\SERVER NAME\Distribute\APPS\LibreOffice35\libreoffice35\libo_3.5.1_win_x86_install_multi.msi" /qn on the same line.

      Use quote around your path that contain spaces.
  • Try using just /q or /qn-
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What program is this for? You can use the MSI wizard on the KBOX to help you push the installation from one location. It can be found under Scripting => Configuration Policy => MSI Install Wizard.

The command in a batch file would normally look like this
msiexec /qn /i *path to your msi*
Answered 03/27/2012 by: Hammer1790
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  • It's for LibreOffice 3.5. That is exactly what my command in the batch file looks like. I've read that you can create a "respons"file when running a setup.exe with the -r switch, but the install is in .msi format.
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