Typical InstallationWhen you use the Msiexec.exe tool, you can run a quiet unattended installation of Suptools.msi by using the msiexec /i x:\support\tools\suptools.msi /q command at a command prompt, where x is the location of the Support folder on a CD-ROM or local drive. This command performs a typical installation of the Support Tools, and it installs 57 tools. The installation uses 4.84 megabytes (MB) of space in the Program Files\Support Tools folder.
Complete InstallationTo install the complete version of the Support Tools, use the addlocal=all switch. This switch instructs the Msiexec.exe tool to install all the available features locally. To use the
addlocal=all switch, use the msiexec /i x:\support\tools\suptools.msi /q addlocal=all command. This command performs a complete installation of the Support Tools, and it installs all 103 tools. The installation uses 11.4 MB of space in the Program Files\Support Tools folder.
You can run Windows Installer packages (.msi packages) either by double-clicking the .msi file or by calling it with the Msiexec.exe tool from a command prompt.
For additional information about how to install the support tools, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Article ID: 314203 - Last Review: Jan 7, 2008 - Revision: 1