MsiOpenProductA function

The MsiOpenProduct function opens a product for use with the functions that access the product database. The MsiCloseHandle function must be called with the handle when the handle is no longer needed.

Note  Initialize COM on the same thread before calling the MsiOpenPackage, MsiOpenPackageEx, or MsiOpenProduct function.
 

Syntax

UINT MsiOpenProductA(
  LPCSTR    szProduct,
  MSIHANDLE *hProduct
);

Parameters

szProduct

Specifies the product code of the product to be opened.

hProduct

Pointer to a variable that receives the product handle.

Return Value

Value Meaning
ERROR_BAD_CONFIGURATION
The configuration information is corrupt.
ERROR_INSTALL_FAILURE
The product could not be opened.
ERROR_INSTALL_SOURCE_ABSENT
The source was unavailable.
ERROR_INVALID_PARAMETER
An invalid parameter was passed to the function.
ERROR_SUCCESS
The function completed successfully.
ERROR_UNKNOWN_PRODUCT
The product code was unrecognized.
 
 

Requirements

   
Minimum supported client Windows Installer 5.0 on Windows Server 2012, Windows 8, Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows 7. Windows Installer 4.0 or Windows Installer 4.5 on Windows Server 2008 or Windows Vista. Windows Installer on Windows Server 2003 or Windows XP. See the Windows Installer Run-Time Requirements for information about the minimum Windows service pack that is required by a Windows Installer version.
Target Platform Windows
Header msi.h
Library Msi.lib
DLL Msi.dll

See Also

Product Query Functions