JSI Tip 4580. How do I install the Windows XP Support Tools from a command line?

The Windows XP support Tools are located at \Support\Tools\SupTools.msi of the Windows XP CD-ROM (or network share).

While you can double-click the SupTools.msi file to install it, you can also use a command line for an unattended installation.

To perform a typical installation

To perform a typical installation, 57 tools, 4.84MB:

msiexec /i S:\support\tools\suptools.msi /q

where S: is the drive letter of the CD-ROM or network share.

To perform a complete installation

To perform a complete installation, 103 tools, 11.4MB:

msiexec /i S:\support\tools\suptools.msi /q ADDLOCAL=ALL

where S: is the drive letter of the CD-ROM or network share.




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