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C:winodws\installer

10/23/2012 2299 views

Hi, i am confused for "sourcelist", c:\windows \installer, is a source list or it may be a other place, please respond to this, i have seen in many website, confusing more than a bit.

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You application will not be able to repair files from this location. You will have to use other location for original MSI.

In Windows 7 it creates cache of the whole MSI with cab files but still it will not repair from here.

Answered 10/23/2012 by: piyushnasa
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  • Hi Piyushnasa, still it confusing, i make my question simple, i have installed sample .msi application in xp, now where i can find / where installer develops the "source list" ? and the package we get in c:\windows\installer, whats the use of it, how it will get installed, As i told before i read many forums, i dont know why i am getting confusing, Now i am placed a simple question above, please provide a practical answer.

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Hi,

Please check the below link which clearly explains the sourcelist:

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/aa371858%28v=vs.85%29.aspx

 

 

Answered 10/24/2012 by: sumitsingh1984
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  • Hi,still it confusing, i make my question simple, i have installed sample .msi application in xp, now where i can find / where installer develops the "source list" ? and the package we get in c:\windows\installer, whats the use of it, how it will get installed, As i told before i read many forums, i dont know why i am getting confusing, Now i am placed a simple question above, please provide a practical answer.
    MINE QUESTION IS WHERE I CAN FIND "SOURCELIST" is this the place where the installation package is got installled? example i have copy of .msi installation packaged in D: drive, this is the source list? please respond to this.

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