The MSIFASTINSTALL property can be used to reduce the time required to install a large Windows Installer package. The property can be set on the command line or in the Property table to configure operations that the user or developer determines are non-essential for the installation.
The value of the MSIFASTINSTALL property can be a combination of the following values.
|1||No system restore point is saved for this installation.|
|2||Perform only File Costing and skip checking other costs.|
|4||Reduce the frequency of progress messages.|
Windows Installer 4.5 or earlier: Not supported. This property is available beginning with Windows Installer 5.0.
Windows Installer 5.0 on Windows Server 2012, Windows 8, Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows 7. See the Windows Installer Run-Time Requirements for information about the minimum Windows service pack that is required by a Windows Installer version.