Microsoft System Center Service Manager – Invalid command line argument.

April 5, 2014 — Leave a comment

When Installing Microsoft System Center Service Manager if you get error “Invalid command line argument. Consult the Windows Installer SDK for detailed command line help”

 

Invalid command line argument. Consult the Windows Installer SDK for detailed command line help.

Invalid command line argument. Consult the Windows Installer SDK for detailed command line help.

SCSM Installation Error: nvalid command line argument. Consult the Windows Installer SDK for detailed command line help. To resolve the problem and install Microsoft System Center Service Manager , perform the following task

 

Part 1

Go to command prompt and type “msiexec /unregister”,and then press Enter.
Type “msiexec /regserver” and then press Enter.
Exit From Command Prompt

Click the Start | Administrative Tools | Services
Find and right-click the “Windows Installer”, and then click the “Properties”.

In the “Startup type”, select the “Automatic”, and then click “Apply” and “OK” and restart your computer

WindowsInstaller

 

Part 2.

Make sure you don’t have any special character in your password (Do not use double quote in the password or any special character)
For more Info see: http://croftcomputers.wordpress.com/2013/07/02/error-1639-invalid-command-line-argument-when-installing-scsm-2012-sp1/

 

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