Exposes methods that provide general information about an application to the Add/Remove Programs Application. You cannot use it outside the Add/Remove Programs application. The information given by this interface includes a list of supported management actions and whether the application is currently installed.
The IShellApp interface has these methods.
|IShellApp::GetAppInfo||Gets general information about an application.|
|IShellApp::GetCachedSlowAppInfo||Returns information to the application that originates from a slow source. Unlike IShellApp::GetSlowAppInfo, this method can return information that has been cached. This method is not applicable to published applications.|
|IShellApp::GetPossibleActions||Gets a bitmask of management actions allowed for an application.|
|IShellApp::GetSlowAppInfo||Returns information to the application that originates from a slow source. This method is not applicable to published applications.|
|IShellApp::IsInstalled||Gets a value indicating whether a specified application is currently installed.|
|Minimum supported client||Windows XP, Windows 2000 Professional [desktop apps only]|
|Minimum supported server||Windows Server 2003 [desktop apps only]|