Reinstall ControlEvent

The Reinstall ControlEventallows the author to initiate a reinstall of some or all features, while the current dialog box is running.

This event can be published by a PushButton control or a SelectionTree control. This event should be authored into the ControlEvent table, and requires the user interface to be run at the full UI level. This event does not work with a reduced UI or basic UI. For more information, see User Interface Levels.

Published By

This ControlEvent is published by the installer.


A string that is either the name of the feature or "ALL".

Action on Subscribers

This ControlEvent does not perform an action on subscribers.

Typical Use

This event is tied to a PushButton control on a modal dialog box. The same PushButton control should also be tied to a ReinstallMode ControlEvent.