Update windows installer InstallSource


How can I redirect the source path from an admin install to a new server ?
Are there switches to msiexec to do this job ?

Thanks for your help


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Posted by: ab2cv 16 years ago
Orange Senior Belt
The installation source for an MSI is held in the registry. Look under HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\UserData\{machineSID}\Products\{productguid}\

Posted by: LMichel 16 years ago
Senior Yellow Belt
I'm not certain this is the only location. I've also found the following location:


Is there a windows installer fonctionnality to update all keys ?
Posted by: MSIMaker 16 years ago
2nd Degree Black Belt
Darwin Sanoy at http://desktopengineer.com/ used to have a script that could change all the source locations. Have a look and see if its still there.
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