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sequence tables

Tables in the installer database that list actions sequentially. For more information, see Using a Sequence Table.

source list

Specifies the locations where the installer is to search for external source files.

standard action

Built-in action of the Windows Installer. For more information, see Standard Actions.

standard user

User without administrator privileges.

Structured Query Language (SQL)

Language used to process data in a relational database. You can use SQL to make queries to the installer database. For more information, see Working with Queries.

summary information stream

Storage location in the .msi file for information that can be viewed with Microsoft Windows Explorer. For more information, see About the Summary Information Stream.

synchronous execution

When the installer waits for the separate thread of a custom action to complete before continuing the thread of the current installation. For more information, see Synchronous and Asynchronous Custom Actions

system policy

Used by system administrators to control user and computer configurations from a single location on a network. System policies propagate registry settings to a large number of computers without requiring the administrator to have detailed knowledge of the registry. The system policy of the installer can be configured using the Group Policy Editor (GPE), included in Windows 2000. For more information, see System Policy.

 

 

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