Software Deployment Question

How self repair works?

01/30/2014 2697 views

Around year back, I read 1 post on appdeploy, where this mechanism was nicely explained. Post creator created all scenarios, in MSI, he gave all the screen shots of classid, appid tables as well. Unfortunately I lost that link from my favourites. If anyone has that link, please post...

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don't know if this will help you and contain the info you need, but perhaps I might (humbly ofc) point you to my blogpost on the topic here at ITNinja?


Answered 01/30/2014 by: pjgeutjens
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  • It's a nice backgrounder, Pieter. Good work! I don't know how I've not come across it before.

    @OP, firstly, recognise that you have confused two 'concepts' - self-healing and repair. For more detail about how to configure your packages for self-healing, search for John McFadyen's blog on that subject.
    • toiling away in obscurity, story of my life... ;-)

      @OP http://installpac.wordpress.com/2008/03/30/windows-installer-self-healing/
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