[wix-users] Uninstallation issues

Joseph L. Casale jcasale at activenetwerx.com
Thu Feb 1 14:02:43 PST 2018

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rob Mensching [mailto:rob at firegiant.com]
> Sent: Thursday, February 1, 2018 10:47 AM
> To: Joseph L. Casale <jcasale at activenetwerx.com>; WiX Toolset Users
> Mailing List <wix-users at lists.wixtoolset.org>; 'Edwin Castro'
> <egcastr at gmail.com>
> Subject: RE: [wix-users] Uninstallation issues
> Component GUIDs (Component/@Guid attribute) are a global identifiers
> (the "G" and the "ID" in GUID). Products take reference counts on those
> GUIDs. So, Component GUIDs are vitally important in upgrades.
>  The Component "name" (Component/@Id attribute) is scoped to an .MSI
> file and changing it really only has implications to patching (due to the way
> patching is implemented).

Thanks a lot for the confirmation Rob.

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