Windows Installer Features
l Installation mechanism
n Installer (service) is instructed to install a feature
n Installer queries database to generate installation script
n Installation can be performed by a process with elevated
privileges
n Rollback: during installation a rollback script is generated
l Advertisement
n Assigning
: application appears to the user (shortcut)
n Publishing
: Application appears to other application (published to shell: installed
by file accociation / MIME association)