Sorry, not a question, but a suggestion for those who are stuck with remotely installing SolidWorks with PDQ deploy, SCCM or other deployment software.
Guys, you are looking at the wrong documentation if you are trying to follow up their AD installation guide with installing prerequisites, you will always end up with error 1722 - sldShellExtServer.exe /REGSERVER no matter what you do.
The best solution I found is to use CMD step in PDQ deploy and startswinstall.exe with switches instead. I've lost all day yesterday trying to figure out what the hell's wrong with their documentation and stumbled accross different documentation from 2014 on this by accident.
Simply use SW setup to download and configure administrative package, don't bother with MST transforms, focus on SW administrative image option editor only because you'll be using their own .exe installer with switches for your install/uninstall needs.
"$(Repository)\SolidWorks\SOLIDWORKS 2016 SP4.0\startswinstall.exe" /install /showui /now
Switches are described here:- http://help.solidworks.com/2014/English/Installation/install_guide/c_using_startswinstall_deploy.htm
Hope this reaches anyone else out there struggling to install Solidworks, it's ridiculous how such large expensive product does not properly support conventional install methods we're all used to.
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