Windows Installer 4.5 Beta is Now Posted

The Windows Installer 4.5 Beta binaries, CHM, headers, and libs are all now accessible at

We are eager to hear your feedback on our new features.  We’d also like your feedback if you find compatibility problems that are unique to the Windows Installer 4.5 beta.  The feedback link on the Windows Installer 4.5 Beta connect site at

Thanks for your help creating a great new version of Windows Installer.

[Author: Robert Flaming]
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Windows Installer 4.5 Beta Credits


Hemchander Sannidhanam, Kiran Annamraju, William Cheng, Carolyn Napier

Zainab Hakim, Rajesh Kesarla, Chun-Yen Wang, Ken Wong, YuanQing Ji.

David Myers, Randy Chen, Anton Lee

Program Management
Robert Flaming


JBM Partners
John Colleran, Bambo C. Sofola, Michael Beck

BCD Partners
Ben Fathi, Chuck Chan, Darren Muir

Alumni Managers
David D’Sousa, Larry Engle, Greg Chapman, Om Sharma, Marc Lauinger, Tyler Robinson

We’d also like to thank the many Microsoft employees who partnered with us to bring you Windows Installer 4.5.