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Anonymous
March 20, 2005 10:57:01 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support (More info?)

Logging on to a Windows XP Dell desktop, a window is always open named
"Windows Installer" with the following text inside. It can be closed, but
this is a new phenomenon and annoying. Any help to open with a clean screen
would be appreciated?
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Windows ® Installer. V 3.00.3790.2180

msiexec /Option <Required Parameter> [Optional Parameter]

Install Options

</package | /i> <Product.msi>

Installs or configures a product

/a <Product.msi>

Administrative install - Installs a product
on the network

/j<u|m> <Product.msi> [/t <Transform List>] [/g <Language ID>]

Advertises a product - m to all users, u to
current user

</uninstall | /x> <Product.msi | ProductCode>

Uninstalls the product

Display Options

/quiet

Quiet mode, no user interaction

/passive

Unattended mode - progress bar only

/q[n|b|r|f]

Sets user interface level

n - No UI

b - Basic UI

r - Reduced UI

f - Full UI (default)

/help

Help information

Restart Options

/norestart

Do not restart after the installation is
complete

/promptrestart

Prompts the user for restart if necessary

/forcerestart

Always restart the computer after installation

Logging Options

/l[i|w|e|a|r|u|c|m|o|p|v|x|+|!|*] <LogFile>

i - Status messages

w - Nonfatal warnings

e - All error messages

a - Start up of actions

r - Action-specific records

u - User requests

c - Initial UI parameters

m - Out-of-memory or fatal exit information

o - Out-of-disk-space messages

p - Terminal properties

v - Verbose output

x - Extra debugging information

+ - Append to existing log file

! - Flush each line to the log

* - Log all information, except for v and x
options

/log <LogFile>

Equivalent of /l* <LogFile>

Update Options

/update <Update1.msp>[;Update2.msp]

Applies update(s)

/uninstall <PatchCodeGuid>[;Update2.msp] /package
<Product.msi | ProductCode>

Remove update(s) for a product

Repair Options

/f[p|e|c|m|s|o|d|a|u|v] <Product.msi | ProductCode>

Repairs a product

p - only if file is missing

o - if file is missing or an older version
is installed (default)

e - if file is missing or an equal or older
version is installed

d - if file is missing or a different
version is installed

c - if file is missing or checksum does not
match the calculated value

a - forces all files to be reinstalled

u - all required user-specific registry
entries (default)

m - all required computer-specific registry
entries (default)

s - all existing shortcuts (default)

v - runs from source and recaches local
package

Setting Public Properties

[PROPERTY=PropertyValue]



Consult the Windows ® Installer SDK for additional documentation on the

command line syntax.



Copyright © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Portions of this software are based in part on the work of the Independent
JPEG Group.
--
Larry
Anonymous
March 20, 2005 11:15:16 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support (More info?)

"LarryM" <LarryM@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:7758F416-736C-4DDD-90A8-BDD685FB2435@microsoft.com...
> Logging on to a Windows XP Dell desktop, a window is always open named
> "Windows Installer" with the following text inside. It can be closed, but
> this is a new phenomenon and annoying. Any help to open with a clean
> screen
> would be appreciated?
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> Windows ® Installer. V 3.00.3790.2180
>
> msiexec /Option <Required Parameter> [Optional Parameter]
>
> Install Options
>
> </package | /i> <Product.msi>
>
> Installs or configures a product
>
> /a <Product.msi>
>
> Administrative install - Installs a product
> on the network
>
> /j<u|m> <Product.msi> [/t <Transform List>] [/g <Language
> ID>]
>
> Advertises a product - m to all users, u to
> current user
>
> </uninstall | /x> <Product.msi | ProductCode>
>
> Uninstalls the product
>
> Display Options
>
> /quiet
>
> Quiet mode, no user interaction
>
> /passive
>
> Unattended mode - progress bar only
>
> /q[n|b|r|f]
>
> Sets user interface level
>
> n - No UI
>
> b - Basic UI
>
> r - Reduced UI
>
> f - Full UI (default)
>
> /help
>
> Help information
>
> Restart Options
>
> /norestart
>
> Do not restart after the installation is
> complete
>
> /promptrestart
>
> Prompts the user for restart if necessary
>
> /forcerestart
>
> Always restart the computer after
> installation
>
> Logging Options
>
> /l[i|w|e|a|r|u|c|m|o|p|v|x|+|!|*] <LogFile>
>
> i - Status messages
>
> w - Nonfatal warnings
>
> e - All error messages
>
> a - Start up of actions
>
> r - Action-specific records
>
> u - User requests
>
> c - Initial UI parameters
>
> m - Out-of-memory or fatal exit information
>
> o - Out-of-disk-space messages
>
> p - Terminal properties
>
> v - Verbose output
>
> x - Extra debugging information
>
> + - Append to existing log file
>
> ! - Flush each line to the log
>
> * - Log all information, except for v and x
> options
>
> /log <LogFile>
>
> Equivalent of /l* <LogFile>
>
> Update Options
>
> /update <Update1.msp>[;Update2.msp]
>
> Applies update(s)
>
> /uninstall <PatchCodeGuid>[;Update2.msp] /package
> <Product.msi | ProductCode>
>
> Remove update(s) for a product
>
> Repair Options
>
> /f[p|e|c|m|s|o|d|a|u|v] <Product.msi | ProductCode>
>
> Repairs a product
>
> p - only if file is missing
>
> o - if file is missing or an older version
> is installed (default)
>
> e - if file is missing or an equal or older
> version is installed
>
> d - if file is missing or a different
> version is installed
>
> c - if file is missing or checksum does not
> match the calculated value
>
> a - forces all files to be reinstalled
>
> u - all required user-specific registry
> entries (default)
>
> m - all required computer-specific registry
> entries (default)
>
> s - all existing shortcuts (default)
>
> v - runs from source and recaches local
> package
>
> Setting Public Properties
>
> [PROPERTY=PropertyValue]
>
>
>
> Consult the Windows ® Installer SDK for additional documentation on the
>
> command line syntax.
>
>
>
> Copyright © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
>
> Portions of this software are based in part on the work of the Independent
> JPEG Group.
> --
> Larry


How to resolve Common "Windows Installer" Problems
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=555175

--
William
Anonymous
March 20, 2005 11:29:02 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support (More info?)

I will try it, thanks!
L

"WTC" wrote:

> "LarryM" <LarryM@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> news:7758F416-736C-4DDD-90A8-BDD685FB2435@microsoft.com...
> > Logging on to a Windows XP Dell desktop, a window is always open named
> > "Windows Installer" with the following text inside. It can be closed, but
> > this is a new phenomenon and annoying. Any help to open with a clean
> > screen
> > would be appreciated?
> > ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> > Windows ® Installer. V 3.00.3790.2180
> >
> > msiexec /Option <Required Parameter> [Optional Parameter]
> >
> > Install Options
> >
> > </package> <Product.msi>
> >
> > Installs or configures a product
> >
> > /a <Product.msi>
> >
> > Administrative install - Installs a product
> > on the network
> >
> > /j<u|m> <Product.msi> [/t <Transform List>] [/g <Language
> > ID>]
> >
> > Advertises a product - m to all users, u to
> > current user
> >
> > </uninstall> <Product.msi | ProductCode>
> >
> > Uninstalls the product
> >
> > Display Options
> >
> > /quiet
> >
> > Quiet mode, no user interaction
> >
> > /passive
> >
> > Unattended mode - progress bar only
> >
> > /q[n|b|r|f]
> >
> > Sets user interface level
> >
> > n - No UI
> >
> > b - Basic UI
> >
> > r - Reduced UI
> >
> > f - Full UI (default)
> >
> > /help
> >
> > Help information
> >
> > Restart Options
> >
> > /norestart
> >
> > Do not restart after the installation is
> > complete
> >
> > /promptrestart
> >
> > Prompts the user for restart if necessary
> >
> > /forcerestart
> >
> > Always restart the computer after
> > installation
> >
> > Logging Options
> >
> > /l[i|w|e|a|r|u|c|m|o|p|v|x|+|!|*] <LogFile>
> >
> > i - Status messages
> >
> > w - Nonfatal warnings
> >
> > e - All error messages
> >
> > a - Start up of actions
> >
> > r - Action-specific records
> >
> > u - User requests
> >
> > c - Initial UI parameters
> >
> > m - Out-of-memory or fatal exit information
> >
> > o - Out-of-disk-space messages
> >
> > p - Terminal properties
> >
> > v - Verbose output
> >
> > x - Extra debugging information
> >
> > + - Append to existing log file
> >
> > ! - Flush each line to the log
> >
> > * - Log all information, except for v and x
> > options
> >
> > /log <LogFile>
> >
> > Equivalent of /l* <LogFile>
> >
> > Update Options
> >
> > /update <Update1.msp>[;Update2.msp]
> >
> > Applies update(s)
> >
> > /uninstall <PatchCodeGuid>[;Update2.msp] /package
> > <Product.msi | ProductCode>
> >
> > Remove update(s) for a product
> >
> > Repair Options
> >
> > /f[p|e|c|m|s|o|d|a|u|v] <Product.msi | ProductCode>
> >
> > Repairs a product
> >
> > p - only if file is missing
> >
> > o - if file is missing or an older version
> > is installed (default)
> >
> > e - if file is missing or an equal or older
> > version is installed
> >
> > d - if file is missing or a different
> > version is installed
> >
> > c - if file is missing or checksum does not
> > match the calculated value
> >
> > a - forces all files to be reinstalled
> >
> > u - all required user-specific registry
> > entries (default)
> >
> > m - all required computer-specific registry
> > entries (default)
> >
> > s - all existing shortcuts (default)
> >
> > v - runs from source and recaches local
> > package
> >
> > Setting Public Properties
> >
> > [PROPERTY=PropertyValue]
> >
> >
> >
> > Consult the Windows ® Installer SDK for additional documentation on the
> >
> > command line syntax.
> >
> >
> >
> > Copyright © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
> >
> > Portions of this software are based in part on the work of the Independent
> > JPEG Group.
> > --
> > Larry
>
>
> How to resolve Common "Windows Installer" Problems
> http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=555175
>
> --
> William
>
>
>
>
!