Error message when you try to install an application on a Windows Vista SP1-based or Windows 7 computer: "Command line option syntax error."
KB Article: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/952211
Consider the following scenario.
- You are running a Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3), Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1) or a Windows 7 based computer
- You use a user name that includes a double-byte character set (DBCS) character.
When you try to install an application that uses the Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable Package, you receive the following error message:
Command line option syntax error. Type command/? For help.