The Wait Option has been timed out during Software Installation.
You may encounter the "Process Time Out" error during Software deployment when:
Rule out Silent Installation Switch issues
Try installing the application manually in one computer using the specified silent switches options. You should not get any pop up during the installation. In case you get pop-ups, then check from the software vendor, whether the switches are valid.
Resolve network traffic/CPU utilization issues
Ensure the installation happens at a time when there is less CPU utilization and during non-working hours(off-business hours) so as to avoid Network Traffic related issues. Now, try installing the application manually in one computer using the specified silent switches options . If the software still takes more than two hours for deployment, contact support with the following details:
Specify the Arguments within Quotes
If the file path to the arguments contains spaces, specify them within quotes. For example, if you are installing MS Office application by specifying the MSP file as argument and if the file path to the MSP file contains spaces, you should specify the path to the MSP file within quotes:
\\DCShare\Shared Utilities\Office 2007 Enterprise Install Disk\setup.exe /adminfile "\\DCShare\Shared Utilities\Office 2007 Enterprise Install Disk\office2007autoinstall.MSP"
In the above example, the directory Office 2007 Enterprise Install Disk has spaces in the directory name and hence it has been enclosed within quotes.
Applies to: Software Installation, Software Installation failure, Process Time Out Error, Software Deployment Status
Keywords: Software Installation Failure, Deploy Software, Install Software on Remote desktops, Software Distribution Status
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