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Old 11-27-2012, 03:00 AM
avalon avalon is online now
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Run program in VMWare Workstation

Hi,
I have problems running a program on a VM which has program arguments.
I use the VMWare Workstation step and the command "Run program".
Then in the "program" line I call the program itself: [PathTo]\msiexec.exe. Then one line underneath I specify the parameters like /a myProgram.msi /qn.

When I execute this step the msiexec.exe is called, but the paramters are not correct. When I execute the same commandline directly on the VM everything is correct, so the parameters are right, essentially.
Any idea what's the problem here?
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Old 11-27-2012, 08:18 AM
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Make sure you're using v8.0 or later (earlier versions didn't quote parameters properly for the VMware runProgramInGuest command).
http://www.kinook.com/Forum/showthread.php?t=4970

If that doesn't help, see http://www.kinook.com/Forum/showthread.php?t=3044
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