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Configuring an “Unattended Install” shell extension for quick msi installation.

We’ve all been there, A list of msi’s necessary for a clients application and clicking next next next begins to wear thin. For me I had 7 servers to install 4 msi’s and scripting wasn’t an option as the software in question couldn’t be run in a non-interactive session.

To alleviate the issue, I added a simple shell extension to perform unattended installs of each of the msi’s:

I’ve made the registry file available here for download should you also be stuck with this task at some point.

The registry file is very simple as you can see below:

Categories: Windows
  1. December 1, 2011 at 9:07 am

    Nice tweak!
    Would be nice to combine this with my post: http://jeffwouters.nl/index.php/2011/07/starting-a-msi-with-elevated-privileges/
    Install the MSI unattended and with elevated privileges… 🙂

  2. December 1, 2011 at 9:44 am

    Good thinking batman!

  3. CJ
    December 1, 2011 at 2:17 pm

    Really handy ,thanks!

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