Windows Installer System Restart

Updated: December 16, 2008

Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2

Windows Installer can determine when a restart of the computer is necessary and automatically prompt the user to restart it immediately after an application has been installed. This usually occurs if the installer needs to replace any files that are in use during the installation.

Events

Event ID Source Message

1005

MsiInstaller

The Windows Installer initiated a system restart to complete or continue the configuration of '%1'.

1029

MsiInstaller

Product: %1. Restart required. The installation or update for the product required a restart for all changes to take effect. The restart was deferred to a later time.

1038

MsiInstaller

Windows Installer requires a system restart. Product Name: %1. Product Version: %2. Product Language: %3. Type of System Restart: %4. Reason for Restart: %5.

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