In MSI why don't we mark a file as key path which goes into user location instead we mark a registry as key path which is also in user location.

please explain in deatil.. i know that its to avoid a multiple repairs but i dnt how how does this mechanisam works...


Thanks in advance...

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Answered 11/26/2013 by: Johnzko
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in short: because if you don't your msi will not pass ICE validation


personally, I tend to use the DuplicateFile table when copying files into the user's profiles, which makes it impossible to put the file in as a keypath for the component(s)



Answered 11/27/2013 by: pjgeutjens
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