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msigetcomponentpath (msi)
 
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Summary
Returns the full path to an installed component

C# Signature:

[DllImport("msi.dll", CharSet = CharSet.Unicode)]
public static extern UInt32 MsiGetComponentPath(string szProduct, string szComponent, [Out] StringBuilder lpPathBuf,  ref UInt32 pcchBuf);

VB Signature:

Declare Function MsiGetComponentPath Lib "msi.dll" (TODO) As TODO

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Sample Code:

StringBuilder sbPc = new StringBuilder(50);
StringBuilder sbFeat = new StringBuilder(100);
StringBuilder sbComp = new StringBuilder(50);

UInt32 i = MsiClass.MsiGetShortcutTargetW("C:\\temp\\word.lnk", sbPc, sbFeat, sbComp);
StringBuilder sbPth = new StringBuilder(500);
char[] pth = new char[500];
UInt32 chs = 500;
i = MsiClass.MsiGetComponentPath(sbPc.ToString(), sbComp.ToString(), sbPth, ref chs);

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