Session.TargetPath property

The TargetPath property of the Session object is a read-write property that provides the full path to the designated folder on the installation target drive.

This property is read/write.


propVal = Session.TargetPath
Session.TargetPath = propVal 

Property value

Required case-sensitive name of a folder property as specified by a primary key of the Directory table. An error is generated if the folder does not exist.


Do not attempt to configure the target path if the components using those paths are already installed for the current user or for a different user. Check the ProductState property to determine if the product that contains the component is installed.

If the property fails, you can obtain extended error information by using the LastErrorRecord method.



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