Application Installation and Servicing
Make use of available APIs and services provided by Windows to install, manage, and service your desktop apps.
In this section
||Describes how to use Games Explorer to display games on Windows.
|Isolated Applications and Side-by-side Assemblies
||Isolated Applications and Side-by-side Assemblies is a Microsoft Windows solution that reduces versioning conflicts in Windows-client applications.
|Packaging, deployment, and query of Windows apps
||Programmatically create Windows app packages (including UWP and desktop apps), and install, update, query, and uninstall apps.
||The Restart Manager API can eliminate or reduce the number of system restarts that are required to complete an installation or update.
||Microsoft Windows Installer is an installation and configuration service provided with Windows. The installer service enables customers to provide better corporate deployment and provides a standard format for component management. The installer also enables the advertisement of applications and features according to the operating system.
|Windows Setup and Migration
||This section documents the notifications used to detect and possibly repair an application after a setup or migration has occurred. These notifications can also be used to suspend operations during the volatile setup or migration experience.