Actions performed with system privileges are called elevated.
- execution phase
When the installer executes a script of installer actions. In Microsoft Windows 2000, this process is performed by the installer service. In a managed application, the script is executed with system privileges. For more information, see Installation Mechanism.
- execution script
Installer actions for an installation. The execution script is generated during the acquisition phase of installation and executed during the execution phase. For more information, see Installation Mechanism.
- external source files
Source files of the application being installed that are stored outside of the .msi file. Multiple external source files can be compressed and stored together inside of a cabinet file included in the package.
- external user interface
UI provided by the author of an installation package. It does not use the internal UI capabilities of the installer. For more information, see About the User Interface.