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How To Write log file in Permission directory

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Posted 21 August 2008 - 16:31

Hi all.

I want to install MSI FILE with Log file but i can not carry out because of Windows's account permission.

For example

msiexec.exe /I Setup.MSI /L c:\"Document And Settings\All Users\Templates\File.log"

For Administrator That is not problem, but with user account is alway fail install.

How can i do?
Please help me
Thanks you


Stefan Krueger

Stefan Krueger


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Posted 22 August 2008 - 11:55

Specify a different directory for the log. The user must have write permissions to that folder, e.g. the user's documents folder instead of all users.


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Posted 25 August 2008 - 11:38

To create a log file in the temp folder of the installing user, try
msiexec.exe /I Setup.MSI /L "%TEMP%\File.log"