Learn best practices for building reliable Windows Installer (MSI) installations inside the Visual Studio 2010 interface. This Webinar also explains how the world’s top software companies build reliable MSI installations inside Visual Studio 2010 using InstallShield.
Upgrades are little complex compared to the new installer. This guest article from Bhuvana aims at providing the requirement for minor upgrade, the steps to create it and options to install the same. Minor upgrade is a type of Product upgrade that Windows Installer supports. A minor upgrade can be used to add new features and components. Let us know if you have any inputs / suggestions for Minor upgrade.
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Application packaging bundles applications and operating systems into a single file called a distribution unit (.msi), which makes it easier to deploy and install them on user’s computers. Packaging reduces the total cost of ownership for the customers by enabling them to efficiently install and configure the applications.