Install and advertise a product using a transform at the command line

Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2

To install and advertise a product using a transform at the command line

  1. Open Command Prompt.

  2. Type:

    msiexecpackage /j{u | m} /tTransformList

    Value Description


    Specifies the name of the Windows Installer package file.


    Advertises a product. This command-line option ignores any property values typed at the command line.


    Advertises to the current user.


    Advertises to all users of this computer.

    /t TransformList

    Applies transform to advertised package and specifies what transform (.mst) files should be applied to the package. TransformList is a list of paths separated by semicolons.


  • To open a command prompt, click Start, point to All programs, point to Accessories, and then click Command prompt.

  • Windows Installer command-line options are not case-sensitive. For more information about msiexec command-line options, see Related Topics.

Information about functional differences

  • Your server might function differently based on the version and edition of the operating system that is installed, your account permissions, and your menu settings. For more information, see Viewing Help on the Web.

See Also


Msiexec (command-line options)
Install a package using the command line