Fix “Command line option syntax error” when you try to install an application on Windows 7/Vista

This article may interest you, if when you try to install an application that uses the Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable Package, you receive this error message: Command line option syntax error. Type command/? For help.

You experience this error because the Win32 Cabinet Self-Extractor tool cannot handle the DBCS characters in the user name.

To resolve this issue, Microsoft KB952211 recommends you download and run Fix it 50794 solution.

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