View Full Version : unexpected start of windowsInstaller

05-19-2005, 05:22 AM
When I start a program (.exe), the windows installer program from another application starts.

Is there a mechanism in the registry, where an exe is linked with installer package ? Where in the registry is it ?



05-19-2005, 09:12 AM
You can look in the Application section of the Event Log to see what Windows Installer is looking for when it triggers self-repair...

05-20-2005, 03:53 AM
Thank you for your quick response. I checked the application event log and there is the windows installer action reported. But there is no message about why it was triggered or what he has done. And because the application has over 500 key files registered I can't check them all.

So is it possible to turn log file mode on, may be in the registry in the uninstall section ?

Or is there an option in the registry where I can temporarily turn log file mode on for all windows installer based installations ?

Thank your for your help


05-20-2005, 04:26 AM

set the key to iwearcumpov