Upgrading WinCollect 10 agents

You can upgrade existing WinCollect 10 stand-alone agents to the latest version by either running the interactive MSI installer or by using the command line.

About this task

To upgrade WinCollect 10 agents, you must open the Command Prompt as an administrator.


  1. Copy the installation .msi file to the agent computer.
  2. To open the command prompt as an administrator, right-click the Start charm, and then click Command Prompt (Admin).
  3. Upgrade the agent by performing one of the following actions:
    • To upgrade using the interactive MSI installer, type the following command:
    • To upgrade using the command line, type the following command:
      msiexec.exe /qn /i wincollect-10.X.X-X.x64.msi ADMIN_GROUP="<true or false>"
      Important: When using the command line, you must add the ADMIN_GROUP parameter and change the value to either true or false. Fore more information, see WinCollect Virtual Accounts.