Windows Installer and Restart Manager: MSI Files-In-Use V2

Introduction Files-In-Use functionality is among the countless services that Windows Installer exposes for setup authors to leverage for their application install/maintenance. This functionality lets setup authors display the processes that hold on to files that would be updated by this install. The user would want to shut those processes before continuing with the install to…

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Restart Manager video available on Channel 9

Hello everyone — As many of you know, one of the great new features Windows Installer supports on Windows Vista is Restart Manager. I just ran across a video on Channel 9 that provides a lot of good information on how to make your application “Restart Manager Aware.” Good viewing if you are planning on supporting…

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Check out the UAC video on Channel 9

Channel 9 did an interview with Steve Hiskey and Jon Schwartz on the UAC team. Check out the video here if you want to learn more about UAC. [Author: Tyler Robinson] This posting is provided “AS IS” with no warranties, and confers no rights. Use of included script samples are subject to the terms specified…

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