How can I send a product's CD key during a Windows Installer installation?

A. Usually, when you use Windows Installer to install a program, you must still enter the product ID; however, you can send this information with the MSIEXEC command:

msiexec /a \[msi file\] PIDKEY="\[CD key\]"
Optionally, you can supply USERNAME=\[user name\], COMPANYNAME=\[company name\], USERINITIALS=\[user initials\].
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