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InstallerClass Property 

Specifies whether a custom action is a .NET Framework Installer class. A Installer class contains its own state management methods, allowing it to roll back an installation to its previous state.

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This property should be set to true only for components that have been specifically configured as a Installer class. Simply changing this property does not turn a custom action into a Installer class.

The settings for the InstallerClass property are:

Setting Description


The custom action is not a .NET Framework Installer class.


The custom action is a .NET Framework Installer class.

When a custom action that has been configured as a Installer class is added in the Custom Actions Editor, this property defaults to true. For all other custom actions, this property defaults to false.

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