How can one create a batch file to silently install an MSI program without 1 component?
Assuming you know what all the component options are, you can do the following:
The annoying thing about this method is that you have to find our the names for each and every component that you want to have installed, rather than just the one component you want to not install. This is doable, but can be a pain. You can use
See KB230781 for more info.