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managed application

System privileges, also known as elevated privileges, are used to install the application. An application is managed on a system if it is a per-machine installation on Windows 2000, or if the application is assigned or published using Group Policy on Windows 2000.

merge

Combines two installation databases to form a single database. For more information, see Merging Databases.

merge module

Database merged with an installation package to deliver new components to an application. Merge modules cannot be installed alone. For more information, see Merge Modules.

Microsoft Windows Installer

Client-side installer service for managing the installation of applications on 32-bit platforms. The application must be encapsulated in a package. For more information, see About Windows Installer.

.msi file

COM-structured storage file containing the instructions and data required to install an application. Every package contains at least one .msi file. The .msi file contains the installer database, a summary information stream, and possibly one or more transforms and internal source files. For more information, see Windows Installer File Extensions.

.msm file

Merge module. For more information, see Windows Installer File Extensions.

.msp file

Patch package. For more information, see Windows Installer File Extensions.

.mst file

Transform package. For more information, see Merges and Transforms. For more information, see Windows Installer File Extensions.

 

 

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