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Installer.AfterRollback Event

Occurs after the installations of all the installers in the Installers property are rolled back.

Namespace: System.Configuration.Install
Assembly: System.Configuration.Install (in system.configuration.install.dll)

public event InstallEventHandler AfterRollback
/** @event */
public void add_AfterRollback (InstallEventHandler value)

/** @event */
public void remove_AfterRollback (InstallEventHandler value)

JScript supports the use of events, but not the declaration of new ones.

The following example demonstrates the AfterRollback event. It overrides the Install method and explicitly throws an ArgumentException so that the Rollback method is called. When the Rollback is completed, the AfterRollback event occurs and a message is displayed.

using System;
using System.Collections;
using System.ComponentModel;
using System.Configuration.Install;

// Set 'RunInstaller' attribute to true.
[RunInstaller(true)]
public class MyInstallerClass: Installer
{

   public MyInstallerClass() :base()
   {
      // Attach the 'AfterRollback' event.
      this.AfterRollback += new InstallEventHandler(MyInstaller_AfterRollBack);
   
   // Event handler for 'AfterRollback' event.
   private void MyInstaller_AfterRollBack(object sender, InstallEventArgs e)
   {
      Console.WriteLine("AfterRollBack Event occured.");
   

   // Override the 'Install' method.
   public override void Install(IDictionary savedState)
   {
      base.Install(savedState);
      // Explicitly throw an exception so that roll back is called.
      throw new ArgumentException("Arg Exception");
   
   // Override the 'Commit' method.
   public override void Commit(IDictionary savedState)
   {
      base.Commit(savedState);
   
   // Override the 'Rollback' method.
   public override void Rollback(IDictionary savedState)
   {
      base.Rollback(savedState);
   
   public static void Main()
   {
      Console.WriteLine("Usage : installutil.exe Installer_AfterRollback.exe ");
   


import System.*;
import System.Collections.*;
import System.ComponentModel.*;
import System.Configuration.Install.*;

// Set 'RunInstaller' attribute to true.
/** @attribute RunInstaller(true)
 */
public class MyInstallerClass extends Installer
{
    public MyInstallerClass()
    {
        // Attach the 'AfterRollback' event.
        this.add_AfterRollback(
            new InstallEventHandler(MyInstaller_AfterRollBack));
     //MyInstallerClass

    // Event handler for 'AfterRollback' event.
    private void MyInstaller_AfterRollBack(Object sender, InstallEventArgs e)
    {
        Console.WriteLine("AfterRollBack Event occured.");
     //MyInstaller_AfterRollBack

    // Override the 'Install' method.
    public void Install(IDictionary savedState)
    {
        super.Install(savedState);

        // Explicitly throw an exception so that roll back is called.
        throw new ArgumentException("Arg Exception");
     //Install

    // Override the 'Commit' method.
    public void Commit(IDictionary savedState)
    {
        super.Commit(savedState);
     //Commit

    // Override the 'Rollback' method.
    public void Rollback(IDictionary savedState)
    {
        super.Rollback(savedState);
     //Rollback

    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
        Console.WriteLine("Usage : installutil.exe"
            +" Installer_AfterRollback.exe ");
     //main
 //MyInstallerClass

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Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0
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