- Double-click the .exe file.
- Run the .exe file from a command line.
Note Not all switches may be available in all packages.
To determine which switches are available in the package, use one of the following Help switches when you run the package at a command line:
|/extract:[path]||Extracts the content of the package to the path folder. If a path is not specified, then a Browse dialog box appears.|
|/log:[path to log file]||Enables verbose logging for the update installation.|
Note In addition to the path information, the file name must be included. Because the command does not create a folder that does not exist, only an existing folder name should be provided. In addition to the file name that is specified, a separate log file will be created for each .msi file that is run.
|/lang:lcid||Sets the user interface to the specified locale when multiple locales are available in the package.|
|/quiet||Runs the package in silent mode.|
|/passive||Runs the update without any interaction from the user.|
|/norestart||Prevents prompting of the user when a restart of the computer is needed.|
|/forcerestart||Forces a restart of the computer as soon as the update is finished.|
|/?, /h, /help||Shows this help message.|
Article ID: 912203 - Last Review: May 15, 2008 - Revision: 1