How to Create a Dell Command Update MSI Installer Package

Summary: Information on creating a Dell Command | Update MSI installer package.

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The following article provides information about creating a Dell Command | Update MSI installer package.


 

Creating a Dell Command | Update MSI Installer Package

 

Dell Command | Update is available by default as an executable file through Dell Digital Locker. An administrator may need to create a Microsoft Software Installation (MSI) package for mass deployment.

Note: Dell Command | Update can be downloaded from your Dell Digital Locker account.


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Step-by-Step instructions to create a Dell Command | Update MSI Package:

  1. Right-click on the Windows start menu icon and then select Run.

    SLN322328_en_US__2Start_Menu_Icon_BK

    (Figure.1 Start Menu Icon on the Taskbar)

  2. In the Run Box, type CMD and then press CTRL+SHIFT+ENTER, to run the command prompt as an administrator.

    SLN322328_en_US__3Run_Box_BK

    (Figure.2 Run Box)

  3. If you are prompted by the User Account Control (UAC) to authorize administration access, click Yes. Otherwise carry on to the next step.

  4. In the Command Prompt window, navigate to the location of the Dell Command | Update executable file.

  5. Type Dell-Command-Update_[VERSION] /PASSTHROUGH /X /B"[EXTRACTION PATH] and then press Enter.

    C:\>Dell-Command-Update_Y2PJJ_WIN_3.1.1_A00.EXE /passthrough /x /b"C:\Temp\DCU3.1"

Note:
  • [VERSION] = Software version that is associated with the Dell Command | Update executable.
  • [EXTRACTION PATH] = Target location for the Dell Command | Update MSI package.
  • The [VERSION] and [EXTRACTION PATH] in your environment may differ from the screenshot example.
  1. If you are prompted to upgrade Dell Command | Update, click No. Otherwise carry on to the next step.

    SLN322328_en_US__5Setup_Pop-Up_BK

    (Figure.3 Setup Pop-Up Window)

  2. In the Command Prompt window, type Exit and then press Enter.

    Exit

  3. In Windows Explorer, navigate to the [EXTRACTION PATH] from step 5, and retrieve the Dell Command | Update MSI package.


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Affected Product

Dell Command | Update

Last Published Date

28 Apr 2021

Version

6

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