Installers – InstallShield and AdminStudio – Command Line

InstallShield and AdminStudio software is used to create software wrappers or Windows Installer (MSI) packages for Windows desktop, server and Microsoft App-V platforms.  Developed by Stirling Technologies, later renamed InstallShield, acquired by Macrovision in 2004, and most recently acquired by  Accresso Software in 2008.

InstallShield 2010 includes support for Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2 and MSI 5.

The amount of command line parameters available for the Installshield / AdminStudio product line is extensive, so a variety of links are provided to insure coverage of the many parameters.

Q105473: INFO: Setup.exe Command-Line Parameters

Q105472: INFO: What Command Line Parameters Are Available for InstallScript ‘setup.exe’?

Setup.exe and Update.exe Command-Line Parameters (Installshield 12)

Q100021: INFO: What Command Line Parameters Are Available for IsUninst.exe (Legacy uninstall)