To install Internet Explorer self-installing updates and patches from the command-line:
1. Download the update or patch.
2. Use the following command-line switches:
|Switch||D e s c r i p t i o n|
|/q||Quiet mode - suppresses prompts when files are being extracted.|
|/q:u||User-quiet mode - presents dialog boxes to the user.|
|/q:a||Administrator-quiet mode - does not present any dialog boxes to the user.|
|/t:path||The target folder for extracting files.|
|/c||Extracts the files without installing them.|
|/c:path||The path and name of the Setup .inf or .exe file.|
|/r:n||Do Not restart the computer after installation.|
|/r:i||Automatically restarts the computer if it is necessary to complete installation.|
|/r:a||Always restarts the computer after installation.|
|/r:s||Restarts the computer after installation without prompting the user.|
|/n:v||No version checking - Install the program over any previous version. Microsoft will NOT support you if the use of this switch results in an unbootable system, or if the installation is unsuccessful.|
NOTE: Some / all switches may NOT work on all updates.