This article provides steps on how to extract the Dameware MSI installers from their exe files. Installers for DameWare NTU and DameWare MRC include a command line option to extract its content where you can use the MSI file alone, or by repacking it.
Note: If you run the MSI installers in unattended mode - using Group Policy, make sure that the target systems have .NET Framework 2.0 or higher installed first.
To extract the contents of the exe installers:
-out targetFolder, where targetFolder is the folder into which you want to extract the MSI installer. For example, enter damewarentu-v8.0.exe -out c:\temp.
Note: If you plan to use the MSI file to install onto a computer with User Account Control (UAC) enabled, run the installer as Administrator to avoid a known complication with the MSI installer: