Install in Silent Mode - CAESAR II - Installation & Upgrade

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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.

  1. Click Start > All Programs > Accessories > Command Prompt.

    The Command Prompt window opens.

  2. Type the drive letter where the CAESAR II DVD is located. For example, type:


  3. Change the path to the CAESAR II folder where Setup.exe is located on the DVD. For example, type:

    cd CAESARII_V12

  4. 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.