Where is the Windows Installer SDK?


I went to the Microsoft download site and could not find a entry for the Windows Installer SDK. Where is the Windows Installer SDK?


The Windows Installer documentation on MSDN always lists the download page for the Installer SDK. It's the same location as the platform SDK. Our parent MSDN documentation page that provides links is: Other Sources of Windows Installer Information

Another way of locating the SDK is to look in the MSDN topics for the individual tools. For example, you'll find that the Orca.exe MSDN topic provides you with the link to the download location. Note: by traversing through Windows Installer documentation, it will always be direct to the latest Platform SDK site. As of now (Windows Installer 3.1 release), the latest for Windows Installer for the Server SP1 SDK.

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Comments (2)

  1. Dennis Bareis says:

    My comment for the day is downloads of MSIVAL2 and ORCA and similar should not require the download of the whole SDK.

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