msiInstall Element

Updated: September 26, 2009

Applies To: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Vista

The msiInstall element contains child elements that define the Windows installer (.msi) file, installation configuration information, and return code mappings for the product installer.

<msiInstall>
  <msi>%InstallerFile%</msi>
  <properties>ADDLOCAL=ALL</properties>
  <returnCodeMappings> ... </returnCodeMappings>
</msiInstall>

The following sections describe attributes, child elements, and parent elements.

Attributes

None.

Child Elements

 

Element Description

msi

Specifies the MSI installer file.

properties

Contains configuration information for the installation. The properties correspond to the properties defined in the Windows Installer Guide.

returnCodeMappings

Contains one or more child mapping elements that maps return codes from the installer to error message strings.

Parent Elements

 

Element Description

installCommands

Contains one or more child msiInstall, cmdline, or msuInstall elements that define how the product is installed.

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