I have created the first test package with Repackager. The legacy installer wrote all files into the "%SystemDrive%\name" tree, some into the %windir% tree, then two shortcuts are created in the start menu of AllUsers.

The MSI installs all files into:
<drive_to_msi>\Start Menu

"Desktop" contains the shortcut Repacker forced me to create, before it let me create the MSI.

The msi log file contains, for example:
Property(S): SourceDir = M:\
Property(S): TARGETDIR = M:\
Property(S): USERPROFILE = M:\
Property(S): SystemFolder = C:\WINXP\system32\
Property(S): System64Folder = M:\
Property(S): System16Folder = C:\WINXP\system\
Property(S): TemplateFolder = C:\Profiles\All Users\Templates\
Property(S): StartMenuFolder = C:\Profiles\All Users\Start Menu\
Property(S): ProgramFiles64Folder = M:\
Property(S): PrimaryVolumePath = M:\
Property(S): INSTALLDIR = C:\ProgramFiles\
Property(S): WindowsFolder = C:\WINXP\
Property(S): SYSTEM32 = C:\WINXP\system32\
Property(S): DRIVERS = C:\WINXP\system32\drivers\
Property(S): INF = C:\WINXP\inf\
Property(S): PROGRAMS = M:\Start Menu\Programs\
Property(S): EDUCATION = M:\Start Menu\Programs\Education\
Property(S): START MENU = M:\Start Menu\
Property(S): DESKTOP = M:\Desktop\

All environment variables point to drive C:, M: is the drive, the MSI is located at during install.

Regards, Steffen
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