Windows Installer Development Tools
The following tools are only available in the Windows SDK Components for Windows Installer Developers.
|Redistributable package for installing the Windows Installer on Windows operating systems earlier than Windows Me.
|Populates the MsiDigitalSignature table and MsiDigitalCertificate table with the digital signature information belonging to external cabinet files in the Media table.
|Imports and exports database tables and streams, merges databases, and applies transforms.
|Populates the File table with file versions, languages, and sizes based upon a source directory. It can also update the MsiFileHash table with file hashes.
|Edits or displays summary information stream.
|Merges one database into another.
|Patch creation tool. The recommended method for generating a patch package is to use a patch creation tool such as Msimsp.exe with PATCHWIZ.DLL.
|Displays or configures the resources in the Setup.exe bootstrap executable.
|Makefile that can be used to make tools and custom actions.
|Generates a transform or applies a transform file to a database.
|Runs one or a suite of Internal Consistency Evaluators - ICEs.
|Removes Windows Installer information for a product or all products installed on a machine.
|Database editor. Creates and edits .msi files and merge modules.
|Generates a Windows Installer patch package from a patch creation properties file (.pcp file). The recommended method for generating a patch package is to use a patch creation tool such as Msimsp.exe with PATCHWIZ.DLL.
|Assists the analysis of log files from a Windows Installer installation and displays suggested solutions to errors.