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  • Blog Post: Two Minute Drill: The .MSP file

    Hello AskPerf – my name is Digvijay Nath, and I’m a Support Engineer on the Performance team in our Bangalore office.  Today, I’m going to quickly cover the .MSP file used by the Windows Installer.  The installer uses different file types to glean data about software installs, uninstalls and...
  • Blog Post: MSI: Troubleshooting Package Installation

    TROUBLESHOOTING PACKAGE INSTALLATION Description: Microsoft Windows Installer Service is an installation and configuration service included in Windows. It allows you to add, modify, and remove applications provided as Windows Installer (*.msi) packages. Note, this service is set to Manual by...
  • Blog Post: MSI: Application Deployment via MSI / GPO

    APPLICATION DEPLOYMENT VIA MSI / GPO Description: The Software Installation extension of Group Policy is used to centrally manage software distribution. You can assign and publish software for groups of users and computers using this extension. Assigning Applications : When you assign applications...
  • Blog Post: MSI: Windows Installer Service Issues

    WINDOWS INSTALLER SERVICE ISSUES Description: Microsoft Windows Installer Service is an installation and configuration service included in Windows. It allows you to add, modify, and remove applications provided as Windows Installer (*.msi) packages. Note, this service is set to Manual by default...
  • Blog Post: Troubleshooting a Windows Installer Issue

    Here on the Performance team we support the functionality of the Windows Installer engine and the installation and uninstallation of .msi packages. We are also often engaged to help with issues by other teams when an installation fails to install (or uninstall). So today, we’re going to cover some basic...