[wix-users] Use MSIEXEC CMD Line Options

Christopher Painter chrpai at iswix.com
Mon Jan 14 04:00:28 PST 2019

The command line you give is standard for an InstallShield Basic MSI project bootstrapper EXE.  For WiX you create a Burn bootstrapper and it's generally going to be dependent on what bootstrapper application you are using and what properties you've defined to be passed through to your MSI.   This thread from 2011 might help.

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Subject: [wix-users] Use MSIEXEC CMD Line Options

Hi All,

Is it possible to run WIX EXE file using Msiexec.exe Command-Line Options?


*setup.exe /s /v"/qb /l*vx C:\msilog.txt"*

Thanks in advance.

Leticia Lomeli

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