[wix-users] Burn Bundle Status Query

Bob Arnson bob at firegiant.com
Tue Dec 1 20:39:34 PST 2015

There are functions in the DUtil library for querying installed bundles.

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> Of Colin Sim
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> Subject: [wix-users] Burn Bundle Status Query
> With MSIs, Windows provide various installer functions to query an MSI and
> its status on a system, e.g. functions that start with Msi* such as
> MsiEnumRelatedProducts, which allows us to determine whether a product
> is installed. There are also APIs to query an MSI to extract, for example, its
> upgrade code.
> I would like to confirm that there are no equivalent  APIs for the WiX bundle
> (EXEs)? That is, there is no meaningful way to determine the upgrade code
> for a WiX bundle and the only way to check if a bundle is installed is to search
> through the
> HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall?
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