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Additional information about MSI resiliency and automatic repairs

Additional information about MSI resiliency and automatic repairs

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Thanks to Stefan Kreuger who runs InstallSite for sending along an additional link with some more information about automatic Windows Installer repairs that I talked about in my previous blog entry.  Check it out at http://www.msifaq.com/a/1037.htm.  There is information about the specific entries that get created in the application event log and an additional link to a good explanation of issues caused by consuming MSMs into an MSI package.  There is also a VBScript that you can download that can help diagnose root causes for some of these repairs.  Hope this helps!

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