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Installer.OpenProduct method

The OpenProduct method of the Installer object opens an installer package for an installed product using the product code and returns a Session object.

Syntax


Installer.OpenProduct(
  productCode
)

Parameters

productCode

Required string containing the unique product code (a GUID) or an activation descriptor written by the installer.

Return value

This method does not return a value.

Remarks

Note that only one Session object can be opened by a single process. OpenProduct cannot be used in a custom action because the active installation is the only session allowed.

Requirements

Version

Windows Installer 5.0 on Windows Server 2012, Windows 8, Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows 7. Windows Installer 4.0 or Windows Installer 4.5 on Windows Server 2008 or Windows Vista. Windows Installer on Windows Server 2003 or Windows XP

DLL

Msi.dll

IID

IID_IInstaller is defined as 000C1090-0000-0000-C000-000000000046

 

 

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