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    Hi guys,

    I have a really really annoying problem!

    I need to install esm administrator on 70 machines in one of our IT suites. Edexcel have released an msi (which can be retrieved by decompressing the .exe file) however, I can't figure out an effective way to point the installer to the shared folder that is required by the program.
    There is a command that can be used if you were installing the software manually (e.g msiexec.exe /qb /I "C:\New MSI's\Administrator.msi" DATAPATH=H:\test_center)
    However I can't figure out how to automate this to be deployed via group policy, say in the form of a transform file.

    I have tried to build an msi from the exe, but this throws up an error that promissor is unable to determine version number.

    Any advice would be very much appreciated.

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    Looks like you need a transform to apply at the same time which will set the DATAPATH= value for you.

    Ben

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    Quote Originally Posted by plexer View Post
    Looks like you need a transform to apply at the same time which will set the DATAPATH= value for you.

    Ben
    Is there a way or a program to actually build a transform file?

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    Orca is one such tool.

    Ben

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