MSI is a file type and file extension (*.msi), software platform, and component of Microsoft Windows used to distribute standardized installation programs.

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Stop .exe in command window from restarting computer after uninstall

I am uninstalling a Cisco Agent Desktop maintenance update from several thousand client machines and I'm unable to stop it from restarting. An MSI file is calling an srRollbackRepair.exe file that ...
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Getting installation directory from .msi fles

I would like to know what are the directories the files within a .msi package will be installed to. For instance, if I run the file "x.msi", it will likely install its files on "C:\Program ...
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Windows Installer fails to install MSI file

I am trying to install an MSI file on Windows 7, and I am getting the error message "There is a problem with this Windows Installer package. A program run as part of the setup did not finish as ...
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Creating Script Wrapper for SCCM

How can I create a script wrapper for uninstalling the bellow string asuming that I have the uninst_setup.iss file saved on desktop? C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation ...
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MSI installer: Run in English instead of the system language

How can I make an MSI installer run in English? I'm trying to install LibreOffice on a machine running a Korean version of Windows XP. I don't know Korean. I haven't used Windows with any frequency ...
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How to use a msi installer property in condition message in wix installer?

I want to use a MSI installer property in condition message in WiX installer. This MSI property set by a C++ custom action. I can set and get the same MSI property and value before calling the ...
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Re-using MST files with later MSI files

If I have a MSI that is version 1.0 of a product and I have created an MST for it (with some customizations), then version 2.0 of the MSI comes out, can I reuse the MST file that I can created for ...
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Windows update is installed, but not installed

Once upon a time there was a fully functional Windows 7 x64-aware computer, later, dark lord Microsoft released Security update KB2859537 and computer was unable to run most of applications. And ...
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MSI 760GM-P23 FX motherboard, AMD FX 4300 cpu & 1333 ddr3 ram won't POST

Built new computer with MSI 760GM-P23 FX motherboard, AMD FX 4300 cpu and 2x8Gb of 1333 DDR3 ram. On power up, everything runs, motherboard splash screen comes up, system will not POST, cannot enter ...
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How do I change the MSI Cache location in Windows 7?

On my Windows 7 x64 machine, I'd like to move the cached MSI files from C:\Windows\Installer (which is on my SSD) to a directory on my regular hard drive. (L:) How can I accomplish this ?
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msiexec opening by itself

I just got an issue with msiexec since three days, I don't know why it does that but it just opens a popup that list the available msiexec commands. It does that each 6 hours, something like that. I ...
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DuplicateFile table ignored during MSI execution

I have built an MSI in Installshield and I wish to copy some files from one location to another as part of the installation process. As the files I want copied on the target machine are files being ...
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VS2010 Professional Installation

When I tried to install VS2010 from the DVD drive, I get error "Visual 2010 Professional Error right at beginning of Install - MSI returned error code 1612" The log file is copied to this link What ...
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How can I check if specific applications are open prior to silently installing a program?

(Sorry in advance if this is a duplicate question. I did search and didn't find anything). Windows XP I want to script an MSI installer to run silently (via msiexec). A prerequisite step is that ...
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Cannot uninstall, install or repair Visual Studio 2012 & 2013

I have Visual Studio 2010, 2012 and 2013 installed, I want to uninstall 2013 however both 2012 & 2013 have gotten corrupted. However, when I run the install files the installation just hangs. ...
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How can one create a batch file to silent unistall a not MSI string

Can someone please help on how to create a batch file that can silent unistall the below string without user interaction. "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation ...
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msiexec: Silent deploy website to IIS

I need to silently install an msi that deploys a web application to IIS, but have been getting this error message. Error 1314. The specified path 'Default Web Site/ROOT/someVirtual' is ...
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MSI Control Center doesn't save fan speed settings

My problem is that MSI Control Center, for fxa990-gd65 motherboard, doesn't save fan speed settings and resets them every time you shut down / restart the PC. It even has the save/restore settings ...
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MSI: Invalid SQL-Syntax

does anyone use "Exe to msi Converter free" from http://www.qwertylab.com/FreeTools.aspx? I evaluate this tool at the moment. Basically it creates a MSI Wrapper for EXE-Setups passing the Parameter ...
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Enable Radeon HD 3000 on MSI 760GM-P23

I have a MSI 760GM-P23 motherboard with an integrated Radeon HD 3000. I have a GeForce GTX 550 Ti installed as well. I am wanting to use the GeForce for GPGPU but I cannot get the Radeon enabled. Has ...
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No wireless adapter in msi u200

I have a MSi u200, and the weird thing was that I was using this normally before, then after a few minutes all of a sudden it couldn't find the wifi signal from my house. I did some troubleshooting ...
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PDF browser Plugin for IE 8/9. No File association. MSI exec

I work in a an office of 50 desktops that are going to be replaced with thinclients. As we are rolling out these Win 7 Embedded machines, we notice that a handful of websites require the use of a PDF ...
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Delete orphaned msi files

I have a computer with 50GB of hard drive and it is almost full (I won't get an upgrade for C because is the company computer) I just check and the C:\Windows\Installer directory is eating more of ...
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Unexpected shutdown due to PCI card

I've got a home theatre PC which I built myself and have been using for about 4.5 years now without issue - the only components that have ever needed replacing have been the case fans. Recently, I've ...
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wake on lan with windows server

iv been trying to set up "wake on lan" for a little while now, but i can never get it to work. I want to be able to wake the computer over the internet. I have already setup ports 7 and 9 both to ...
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SQL Server 2008R2 Developer's Edition Error while Installing

I had Sql Server 2008R2 Developer's Edition Installed on my machine, Two Named instances, Default Instance was Sql Server Express. and there was another named Instance Evaluation Enterprise Edition. ...
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Error Installing Go2Meeting on Linux Mint using Wine

I get an error when trying to install go2meeting on Linux Mint 15 using Wine.I ran the following command and obtained the following error: wine msiexec /i G2MSetup6.1.1312_IT.msi ...
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Installing web plugin for all users

I have conference rooms that are used for teleconferencing, but every time a new person logs into the room's computer they have to install the plugin (Blue Jeans video conferencing). We use Internet ...
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Sleep Issue with windows 7 64 BIT and MSI H61-P31/W8 Motherboard

I have investigated why my computer will not go into "SLEEP MODE" according to the comments given me from here: Windows 7 64 bit will not turn monitor off The computer will stand IDLE for a day and ...
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MSIEXEC logging switches clarification

Have looked at various listings of msiexec switches 1 2, but not despite most seeming to be an exact copy of each other (which doesn't help people who end up needing some things described in a ...
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Use an external screen with a LVDS port

I have a netbook with a 30pin lvds cable. MSI Wind U100. I want to repurpose it for a project. I'd like to remove the built in lcd and use an adapter to convert the motherboard's onboard lvds port to ...
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Some Memory Slots Not Working on MSI FM2-A85XA-G65 Motherboard

Short version of question: Does anyone have an MSI FM2-A85XA-G65 motherboard, who can confirm that all four memory slots work? Long version: Several months ago I bought an MSI FM2-A85XA-G65 ...
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MSI Wind U123 Touchpad only work if LAN connected and Active

I have a MSI Wind U123 Netbook ... all of a sudden lately, the touch-pad refuses to work correctly unless the LAN cable is connected and active. If i unplug the LAN cable, I can't control the mouse ...
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MS-7360 cannot overclock - strangely reboots

Ok I've got this motherboard, one HDD on sata and 4300e dual core. I have two PSU one 400W[unsure] and one 300W. The biggest problems I encountered so far are problems with overclocking and plugging ...
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Laptop audio suddenly non-existent, does not work anywhere

So I'm trying to get my laptop's onboard speakers to work again. They were working fine one day, then after a reboot, they simply disappeared. This problem has been ongoing for about a month. This is ...