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MsiInstallMissingFile function

The MsiInstallMissingFile function installs files that are unexpectedly missing.

Syntax


UINT MsiInstallMissingFile(
  _In_  LPCTSTR szProduct,
  _In_  LPCTSTR szFile
);

Parameters

szProduct [in]

Specifies the product code for the product that owns the file to be installed.

szFile [in]

Specifies the file to be installed.

Return value

ValueMeaning
ERROR_BAD_CONFIGURATION

The configuration information is corrupt.

ERROR_INSTALL_FAILURE

The installation failed.

ERROR_INSTALL_SOURCE_ABSENT

The source was unavailable.

ERROR_INSTALL_SUSPEND

The installation was suspended.

ERROR_INSTALL_USEREXIT

The user exited the installation.

ERROR_INVALID_PARAMETER

A parameter was invalid.

ERROR_SUCCESS

The function completed successfully.

ERROR_UNKNOWN_PRODUCT

The product code is unrecognized.

 

For more information about error messages, see Displayed Error Messages.

Remarks

The MsiInstallMissingFile function obtains the component that the file belongs to from the file table. Then, the product feature that requires the least additional disk space is installed.

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. See the Windows Installer Run-Time Requirements for information about the minimum Windows service pack that is required by a Windows Installer version.

Header

Msi.h

Library

Msi.lib

DLL

Msi.dll

Unicode and ANSI names

MsiInstallMissingFileW (Unicode) and MsiInstallMissingFileA (ANSI)

See also

Installation and Configuration Functions
Multiple-Package Installations

 

 

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