Session.Property property

The Property property of the Session object is a read-write property that represents the string value of a named installer property, as maintained by the Session object in the in-memory Property table, or, if it is prefixed with a percent sign (%), the value of a system environment variable for the current process. Either string or integer values may be supplied. A non-existent property or environment variable is equivalent to its value being Null.

This property is read/write.


propVal = Session.Property
Session.Property = propVal 

Property value

Required case-sensitive name of a property, or a case-insensitive name of an environment variable prefixed by a percent sign (%).



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




IID_ISession is defined as 000C109E-0000-0000-C000-000000000046