February 15 2010

MSI file for Adobe Reader, Flash Player and Shockwave Player

I’ve often needed to obtain the MSI or a single EXE file for an enterprise deployment of Adobe Reader, Flash Player or Shockwave Player. Adobe now provide a single web page where you can request a license to download these files:


Don’t worry – there is no cost to it. The form only took me a few minutes to fill out and then a couple of minutes later I received an email with links to download the MSIs and EXEs.

A worthy side note is the installation parameters for a silent install – for the MSIs obviously you can use something like ‘msiexec /i filename.msi /qb-!’, but Reader only comes as an executable – use ‘AdbeRdr930_en_US.exe /sAll’ for a silent install.

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Posted February 15, 2010 by danovich in category "SMS / SCCM", "Tools

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