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How to upgrade the MRC client agent from the command line (silent installs)

 
The information in this article applies to:
  • DameWare Mini Remote Control
  • - Version(s) 9.0.1

The MSI installers for version 9.0.1 of the MRC client agent include command-line arguments that allow you to upgrade existing clients silently and retain their current settings, if desired.

Notes
The following notes apply to all of the procedures in this article.

  • Run the commands in these procedures with Administrator permissions.
  • Avoid using relative paths when running these commands. Since you are running them with Administrator permissions, the working directory is %WINDIR%\System32.

Procedures
Complete the following procedures according to your upgrade preferences. Replace fileName.msi in either procedure with one of the following:

  • DWRCS_NT_32.msi
  • DWRCS_Vista_32.msi
  • DWRCS_Vista_64.msi
  • DWRCS_XP_64.msi

To upgrade the MRC client agent and retain its current settings:

Use the following command at the command line or in an installer script.

msiexec /qn /i fileName.msi KEEPSETTINGS=1

To upgrade the MRC client agent and reset its current settings:

Use the following command at the command line or in an installer script.

msiexec /qn /i fileName.msi

 


Knowledgebase Article: #400126
Category: Troubleshooting
Last Revised: Tuesday, November 06, 2012
Keywords: bat file, cli, command prompt, login script, mrc agent, mrc service, remote install, service, silent installer, upgrade, upgrading
Description: This article describes the commands used to upgrade the MRC client agent at the command line.
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