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ComponentSearch element

Searches for file or directory and assigns to value of parent Property.

Windows Installer references

CompLocator Table, Signature Table


ComplianceCheck, Property



Guid (Guid) : The component ID of the component whose key path is to be used for the search.

Id (String, required) :

Type (enumeration) : Must be file if last child is FileSearch element and must be directory if last child is DirectorySearch element. This attribute's value must be one of the following:

  • directory: The key path of the component is a directory.
  • file: The key path of the component is a file. This is the default value.

See also

IniFileSearch, RegistrySearch

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