Hi All,

Can any please gimmeVB script.I want to delete the cached copy of msi and mst from c:\Windows\Installer.
Product code of the application is {18D6DCEF-5BB6-4994-BC38-C34534137245}.

Thanks in advance.
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why would want to do that.

the only suggestion i have to remove that is remove the application.

if you dont want to remove the entire application then dont remove the cached copy either .
Answered 11/03/2008 by: jmcfadyen
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I don't know why you would want this but here is a vbscript to fetch the cached location, you have to add the deletion code your-self.

Option Explicit
On Error Resume Next

Const ProductCode = "{18D6DCEF-5BB6-4994-BC38-C34534137245}"

Dim Installer : Set Installer = Nothing
Set Installer = CreateObject("WindowsInstaller.Installer")

If Not IsProductInstalled(ProductCode) Then Wscript.Quit

Dim InstallSource : InstallSource = Installer.ProductInfo(ProductCode, "LocalPackage")
Dim Transforms : Transforms = Installer.ProductInfo(ProductCode, "Transforms")

WScript.Echo "Cached package: " & InstallSource
WScript.Echo "Cached Transforms: " & Transforms

Set Installer = Nothing

'// check if designated product is installed
Function IsProductInstalled(ProductCode)
IsProductInstalled = False

Dim ProductState : ProductState = Installer.ProductState(ProductCode)
If ProductState <> 5 Then
Wscript.Echo "Product not installed (ProductState return: " & ProductState & ")"
Wscript.Echo "Please check the ProductCode"

Exit Function
End If

IsProductInstalled = True
End Function
Answered 11/03/2008 by: AngelD
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