Some tips to help you troubleshoot MSI installation issues:
A log file is generated by default in the %TMP% folder. According to the session context, this file may disappear at the end of the current session. If you need to keep it, copy it somewhere else after the install and before rebooting
- Extended logs and explicit log file location:
Extended debug logging can be activated with the following command:
msiexec.exe /i “C:\Users\Administrator\Desktop\AlsidForAD_2.X.X.msi” AI_DEBUGLOG=1 /L*V "E:\example.log"
Search all the occurrences of: "PowerShell Script Execution Result Code":
No PowerShell issues? Then search in the logs for something else just above FatalError … Wrong results:Parse errors and if the return code is NOT: 0 (zero), search error:
- Questions about MSI reboot Frequency?
Check this Answer: Why MSI installer often ask for a reboot?
- Examples of scenarios and Error Codes: