Installer.FeatureState property

The read-only FeatureState property returns the installed state of a feature.

This property is read-only.

Syntax

propVal = Installer.FeatureState

Property value

Remarks

This property returns one of the following values.

Value Description
msiInstallStateAbsent The feature is not installed.
msiInstallStateAdvertised The feature is advertised.
msiInstallStateLocal The feature is installed to run locally.
msiInstallStateSource The feature is installed to run from source.
msiInstallStateInvalidArg An invalid parameter was passed to the function.
msiInstallStateUnknown The product code or feature ID is unknown.
msiInstallStateBadConfig The configuration data is corrupt.

 

 

The FeatureState property does not validate that the feature is accessible.

Requirements

Version
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
DLL
Msi.dll
IID
IID_IInstaller is defined as 000C1090-0000-0000-C000-000000000046

See also

MsiQueryFeatureState