MSI Query Targeting
Applies To: Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2
A Microsoft® Windows® Installer Query targeting item allows a preference item to be applied to computers or users only if certain aspects of a product, update, or component installed by Windows Installer on the processing computer match the specified criteria in the targeting item. If Is Not is selected, it allows the preference item to be applied only if certain aspects of a product, update, or component installed by Windows Installer on the processing computer do not match the specified criteria in the targeting item.
Defines the target of the Windows Installer query as an installed product, an installed update, or a component.
To reposition a targeting item within the list of targeting items that you have applied to a preference item, either drag the targeting item to a new position, or select the targeting item and then click the Move Up arrow or Move Down arrow.
Preference items are available only in domain-based GPOs.