Install Software on a Remote Computer

Installs a hypothetical software program (using a Windows Installer package) on a remote computer. Requires delegation for the computer and user accounts involved in the procedure

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  • Is there a PowerShell equivalent of this?
    1 Posts | Last post October 03, 2012
    • I love batch scripting because its super easy for me to quickly put something together.  VBScript allows me to do more than batch so I rely on that for complex situations.  However PowerShell has both of them beat.  Many times what takes several lines of code in either language can be accomplished in a PowerShell oneliner.
      So I have to ask: Is there a PowerShell version of this script?  How much more flexibility does using PowerShell for remote installations give us over VBScript?
  • about regular exe files?
    1 Posts | Last post April 05, 2012
    • question will it work with install shield installers also? If not do you have a script for install shield installers?
  • I don't understand the script
    5 Posts | Last post November 15, 2011
    • The next lines I don't understand, I need to know where I need to put the user, password, domain, remote computer, etc, anyones understand:
      Set objConnection = objwbemLocator.ConnectServer _
          ("WebServer", "root\cimv2", "fabrikam\administrator", _
               "password", , "kerberos:WebServer")
      Thanks U so much.
    • Got the same question. xtandard, have you figured it out?
    • I found the answer, just in case someone needs it:
      Set objConnection = objwbemLocator.ConnectServer _
      (<target computer name>, "root\cimv2", <administrative username>, <administrative password>, , "kerberos:" 
    • the last part should be 
    • Ah, thanks questerz!