os Element

Updated: September 26, 2009

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

The os element contains child elements that define an operating system and the editions on which the product is supported.

<os>
  <minimumVersion> ... </minimumVersion>
  <maximumVersion> ... </maximumVersion>
  <osTypes> ... </osTypes>
</os>

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

Attributes

None.

Child Elements

 

Element Description

minimumVersion

Defines the minimum version of the associated operating system that is required to install the product.

maximumVersion

Defines the maximum version of the operating system on which the product is supported.

osTypes

Contains one or more child elements that specify the edition of the operating system on which the product is supported.

Parent Elements

 

Element Description

osList

Contains child elements that define the operating systems on which you can install the product.

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