Released Versions of Windows Installer
The table in this topic identifies the released versions of the Windows Installer. For more information, see Operating System Property Values.
|Windows Installer 2.0||2.0.2600.0||Released with Windows XP.|
|Windows Installer 2.0||2.0.2600.1||Released with Windows 2000 Server with Service Pack 3 (SP3).|
|Windows Installer 2.0||2.0.2600.1183||Released with Windows 2000 Server with Service Pack 4 (SP4).|
|Windows Installer 2.0||2.0.2600.2||Released as a redistributable.|
|Windows Installer 2.0||2.0.2600.1106||Released with Windows XP with Service Pack 1 (SP1).|
|Windows Installer 2.0||2.0.3790.0||Released with Windows Server 2003.|
|Windows Installer 3.0||3.0.3790.2180||Released with Windows XP with Service Pack 2 (SP2). Released as a redistributable.|
|Windows Installer 3.1||3.1.4000.1823||Released as a redistributable. This version is has the same functionality as version 3.1.4000.2435.|
|Windows Installer 3.1||3.1.4000.1830||Released with Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 1 (SP1) and Windows XP Professional x64 Edition. Update this version to version 3.1.4000.2435 to address the issue discussed in KB898628.|
|Windows Installer 3.1||3.1.4000.3959||Released with Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 2 (SP2).|
|Windows Installer 3.1||3.1.4000.2435||Released with a fix to address the issue discussed in KB898628. This is the latest version of Windows Installer 3.1.|
|Windows Installer 3.1||3.1.4001.5512||Released with Windows XP with Service Pack 3 (SP3).|
|Windows Installer 4.0||4.0.6000.16386||Released with Windows Vista.|
|Windows Installer 4.0||4.0.6001.18000||Released with Windows Vista with Service Pack 1 (SP1) and Windows Server 2008.|
|Windows Installer 4.5||4.5.6002.18005||Released with Windows Vista with Service Pack 2 (SP2) and Windows Server 2008 with Service Pack (SP2.)|
|Windows Installer 4.5||4.5.6000.20817||Released as a redistributable for Windows Vista.|
|Windows Installer 4.5||4.5.6001.22162||Released as a redistributable for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista with SP1.|
|Windows Installer 4.5||4.5.6001.22159||Released as a redistributable for Windows XP with Service Pack 2 (SP2) and later, and Windows Server 2003 with SP1 and later.|
|Windows Installer 5.0||5.0.7600.16385 or greater||Released with Windows Server 2008 R2 and later and Windows 7 and later.|
Windows Server 2012 or Windows 8 comes with Windows Installer 5.0.
For information about how to determine the Windows Installer version, see Determining the Windows Installer Version.
For a list of changes in each of the Windows Installer versions, see What's New in Windows Installer.
For information about obtaining the latest Windows Installer redistributable, see Windows Installer Redistributables.