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p4vinst64.exe - silent install failing (newer versions)


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#1 Rikk

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Posted 08 June 2018 - 10:59 PM

At some point in the last few months a release added Visual C++ redistributables.  Since then, silent installs have been failing.  

I'm using this command: start /wait P4vinst64.exe /S /v"/qb REBOOT=ReallySuppress"

The installer chugs a few seconds, returns a prompt, and P4V isn't installed.  Did the command line get some new switch I'm missing?

#2 p4rfong

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Posted 21 June 2018 - 07:31 PM

The problem appears to be the Visual C++ redistributables.  Please install the redistributable separately and silently such as with

VC_redist.x64.exe /install /passive /norestart

as seen in "Installing Visual C++ Redistributable Package from Command Line"

http://asawicki.info...mmand_line.html

which references
"Download Microsoft Visual C++ 2017 Redistributable"

https://social.msdn....-visual-c-2017-
redistributable?forum=vssetup

which points to the download of the redistributable
https://go.microsoft.../?LinkId=746572

Then try the silent install again.




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