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How can I set my MSI add-in to only install if Power Pack 2 is installed? RRS feed

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  • I'm developing a WHS Add-in.  I'm new to the MSI world so my appoliges if this is a simple task; I was not able to find my answer documented anywhere in my searches.

    How can I update my MSI file so it will only install on WHS if the Power Pack 2 update is installed?

    Thanks!
    Sunday, May 3, 2009 5:14 AM

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  • I'm using Visual Studio 2005.

    I'm not sure if this is the optimial solution, but I simply added a LaunchCondition to my MSI file to check for HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Updates\Windows Home Server\SP1\KB956587 which is the PP2 install entry.  This works for me.

    Sunday, May 3, 2009 3:09 PM

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