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IUpdateInstaller interface

Installs or uninstalls updates from or onto a computer.

Members

The IUpdateInstaller interface inherits from the IDispatch interface. IUpdateInstaller also has these types of members:

Methods

The IUpdateInstaller interface has these methods.

MethodDescription
BeginInstall

Starts an asynchronous installation of the updates.

BeginUninstall

Starts an asynchronous uninstallation of the updates.

EndInstall

Completes an asynchronous installation of the updates.

EndUninstall

Completes an asynchronous uninstallation of the updates.

Install

Starts a synchronous installation of the updates.

RunWizard

Starts a wizard that guides the local user through the steps to install the updates.

Uninstall

Starts a synchronous uninstallation of the updates.

 

Properties

The IUpdateInstaller interface has these properties.

PropertyAccess typeDescription

AllowSourcePrompts

Read/write

Gets and sets a Boolean value that indicates whether to show source prompts to the user when installing the updates.

ClientApplicationID

Read/write

Gets and sets the current client application.

IsBusy

Read-only

Gets a Boolean value that indicates whether an installation or uninstallation is in progress on a computer at a specific time.

IsForced

Read/write

Gets and sets a Boolean value that indicates whether to forcibly install or uninstall an update.

ParentHwnd

Read/write

Gets and sets a handle to the parent window that can contain a dialog box.

ParentWindow

Read/write

Gets and sets the interface that represents the parent window that can contain a dialog box.

RebootRequiredBeforeInstallation

Read-only

Gets a Boolean value that indicates whether a system restart is required before installing or uninstalling updates.

Updates

Read/write

Gets and sets an interface that contains a read-only collection of the updates that are specified for installation or uninstallation.

 

Remarks

This interface can be instantiated by using the UpdateInstaller coclass. Use the Microsoft.Update.Installer program identifier to create the object.

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows XP, Windows 2000 Professional with SP3 [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000 Server with SP3 [desktop apps only]

Header

Wuapi.h

IDL

Wuapi.idl

Library

Wuguid.lib

DLL

Wuapi.dll

IID

IID_IUpdateInstaller is defined as 7B929C68-CCDC-4226-96B1-8724600B54C2

 

 

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