Perform a silent installation using Windows Installer

Before you begin:
  • Verify that Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP 1 and Microsoft Visual C++® 2008 Redistributable Package are installed on the BlackBerry device users' computers.
  • If you're updating from BlackBerry Desktop Software 4.7 to 5.0.1, run the following command to remove all previous components: InstallerUtils\InstallerUtils.exe /UninstallMediaApplications
  1. Download the BlackBerry Desktop Software .exe file from www.blackberry.com/desktop. Extract the .exe file into a new directory.
  2. Use the following command: msiexec.exe /I “BlackBerry Desktop Software.msi” /q <parameter list> Don't include a space between the quotation marks or the character after the forward slash (/).
    • To use the default values, use the following command: msiexec.exe /I “BlackBerry Desktop Software.msi” /q
    • To use a different installation path and list the parameters, use the following command: msiexec.exe /I “BlackBerry Desktop Software.msi” /q ALL_USERS=1 SHORTCUT_DESKTOP=1 INSTALLDIR=”c:\BlackBerry Desktop” TRANSFORMS=1033.mst

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