What is windows installer 3.1

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What is windows installer 3.1? How it works.

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What is windows installer 3.1

  • Windows installer 3.1 is an application programming interface and software component used to install, maintain and remove the application on windows OS. It is from the Microsoft Corporation.
  • It is used to set up the user interface. It is included in the Windows Server 2003 Service Pack (SP1).
  • It has an extension .msi which contains database, summary of installation and various files to be insatalled.


To find the version of windows installer follow the below steps


  1. From the Start, Click Run and type %systemroot%\system32, and then click ok.
  2. It will locate the windows \System32 folder.
  3. In that search for msi.dll file and click on properties.
  4. This gives the information on version of windows installer.

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