To install and advertise a product using a transform with the command line
1. Open Command Prompt
2. From the command window, type msiexec package /j[u][m] /t transform list and then press ENTER.
j means to advertise a product. This option ignores any property values entered on the command line.
u means to advertise to the current user.
m means to advertise to all users of this computer.
t means to apply transform to advertised package.
package is the name of the Windows Installer package file.
Microsoft Windows XP – Install and advertise a product with a transform using the command line
If ever you come into examining the question of what is the current Service Pack level of an SBS machine, there is a way to do this authoritatively. The winversion is not the same thing as the SBS version. So instead to determine the SBS Service Pack level look to two things.
- a registry key
- a setup.exe file
The registry key below if containing the key “servicepack” and a value of 1 indicates SBS SP1 is installed:
the properties sheet version information of “C:\Program Files\Microsoft Integration\Windows Small Business Server 2003\setup.exe” shows:
- file version 5.2.2651.0 – pre SBS SP1
- file version 5.2.2893.0 – post SBS SP1 (its installed)