You can install and uninstall CAESAR II using a command line instead of the normal installer interface. You can then perform an unattended installation without dialog boxes, such as when performing a network installation or a corporate repackaging.
Use the following command-line arguments and parameters with Windows Installer (msiexec.exe) and the CAESAR II setup (CAESARII_V12_Setup.exe) to perform a silent installation of the product.
Click Start > All Programs > Accessories > Command Prompt.
The Command Prompt window opens.
Type the drive letter where the CAESAR II DVD is located. For example, type:
Change the path to the CAESAR II folder where Setup.exe is located on the DVD. For example, type:
Type the installation command:
CAESARII_V12_Setup.exe /s /v"/qn INSTALL_SILENT="Yes" SERIALNUMBER="<serial number>""
For silent installation with a customized path, type:
CAESARII_V12_Setup.exe /s /v"/qn INSTALL_SILENT="Yes" SERIALNUMBER="<serial number>" INSTALLDIR=\"<path>""
Hide initialization dialog for a silent install
Pass MSI commands
Perform silent installation with no user interface
Perform silent installation with interface notifications (however, no user interaction is required)
Parameters for CAESARII_V12_Setup.exe
Sets silent installation.
Yes - Installation is silent.
No - Normal installation dialog boxes display.
Specifies the product serial number provided to you by Intergraph CAS.
Sets the path from which to load the installation files.
The general format of the command is:
CAESARII_V12_Setup.exe /s /v"/qn PROPERTY_NAME="value" PROPERTY_NAME2="Value""
For a complete list of command-line arguments for msiexec.exe, type the following in a Command Prompt window: msiexec.exe /?
For a complete list of command-line arguments for the CAESARII_V12_Setup.exe, type the following in a Command Prompt window: CAESARII_V12_Setup.exe /?
You must type this command from the drive and path in which the setup is located.