Scripting Question

Scripted Install with Microsoft Report Viewer v8 Post Installation Task

08/03/2012 3533 views

Referencing http://www.itninja.com/software/microsoft/microsoft-report-viewer-redistributable-2005/2-2143;

"Launch EXE as per normal. While installation is stalled at welcome screen, go to your %TEMP% directory and look for a sub-directory called IXP*.TMP. This is where the files are extracted to. Copy the files elsewhere and lauch MSIEXEC with the ADDEPLOY=1 property."

In the IXP000.TMP file, do I use the install.exe or the ReportViewer.msi? What would the complete command line be? 


thanks a bunch!

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I'm not familiar with this app, but since msiexec installs are pretty straightforward, give this a shot:

msiexec.exe /i reportviewer.msi ADDEPLOY=1 /qn

Personally, I would put this in a batch file, copy the batch file into the same folder as the install files and setup the postinstall screen to use "call batchfile.bat" for the parameters.


Answered 08/04/2012 by: jverbosk
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Instead of running and extracting it in temp you can unzip the source exe using 7Zip tool.

Answered 08/06/2012 by: piyushnasa
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