msi install ignoring errors


  • hello to all I wanted to know if there's a way to install an .msi package by to ignore errors.
    If the .msi package is launched normally to the occurrence of the error it is possible to say "ignore" and the installation is successful.
    There is something similar you can use with scripts or msiexec.exe?
    I should be able to deploy the gpo.
    Thank you all
    Monday, March 6, 2017 3:37 PM

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  • You may try a Clean Boot installation.

    S.Sengupta, Windows Insider MVP

    Monday, March 6, 2017 11:59 PM
  • Hi,

    From my search, there is no way to ignore error during installation by msiexec command, about script, I am not familiar with it, you may need to ask for help from script engineers.

    To my knowledge, the only way to ignore error beside manually install is removing install checks from MSI file itself, there is a case talking about this, refer to it for a hint.

    ORCA tool is a Microsoft tool that allows you to edit the MSI file. Once Orca opens it will display a long list of categories. Select "CustomActions". Subcategories will now be displayed. You can delete an item by right clicking and selecting delete row. 

    Create a custom action which msiexec will ignore its' error code

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    Tuesday, March 7, 2017 7:11 AM