MSI installation with no user interaction

msiexec has a lot of options that can be configured according to how you want to install MSI. The following command shows a progress bar with no user interaction and prints a log.

msiexec /I “product_name.msi” /qb /Lv* “C:\install.log” INSTALLLEVEL=200 ALLUSERS=1

 

Here is a complete guide:-

msiexec /Option [Optional Parameter]

Install Options
   
        Installs or configures a product
    /a
        Administrative install – Installs a product on the network
    /j [/t ] [/g ]
        Advertises a product – m to all users, u to current user
   
        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|+|!|*]
        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
        Equivalent of /l*
Update Options
    /update [;Update2.msp]
        Applies update(s)
    /uninstall [;Update2.msp] /package
        Remove update(s) for a product
Repair Options
    /f[p|e|c|m|s|o|d|a|u|v]
        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.

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