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Running another MSI through visual studio installer

mysql,visual-studio-2010,windows-installer,msiexec,silent-installer
I want to install MySQL installer msi with my setup.(MySQL installer has to install silently. I am using batch file in custom action to do this.) However, the problem is that MySQL's msi cannot be run from within main setup.msi it gives out 1618 error(Another installation needs to be completed.)...

get parameters of JAR installer

executable-jar,silent-installer
I have a jar file that allows me to install some software, this JAR request me to fill many fields everytime. I need to write a script or something to fill this data automatically. I know how to pass parameters to the JAR file but I dont know the parameters...

How to silently install a pkg file in Mac OS X

osx,packagemaker,silent-installer
I am developing a Mac OS X application(cloud printing application). To run my application i need some support drivers. So i packed those drivers and my application using package maker software. And i created a pkg file. It working fine as a package installer. But i need to silently install...

Replace the name of environment variable by it's actual value from environment in a text file

powershell,active-directory,automation,environment-variables,silent-installer
I am trying to automate Active Directory installation on Windows Server 2008 using windows powershell. I created a text file with .tmpl extension and added: [DCINSTALL] ReplicaOrNewDomain=_ReplicaOrNewDomain__ Then I created an answer file in a text format: [DCINSTALL] ReplicaOrNewDomain=$env:ReplicaOrNewDomain Now I want to be able to write a script in...

Creating a silent installer for a MSI

wix,nsis,msiexec,silent-installer
What is the best way to make a silent installer (or unattended) for a program that was already created and has a msi installer? At work I'm told to create an installer that is automated and does all the interaction with the user automatically so that the user essentially just...