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msisetexternalui (msi)
 
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Summary
Set an External UI handler for the coming installation

C# Signature:

[DllImport("msi.dll")]
public static extern InstallUIHandler MsiSetExternalUI(InstallUIHandler handler, int messageFilter, IntPtr context);

VB Signature:

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

User-Defined Types:

public delegate IntPtr InstallUIHandler(IntPtr context, uint messageType, string message);

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Notes:

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Sample Code:

public static bool InstallProduct(string msiLocation)
{
    bool returnValue = true;

    MsiSetExternalUI(new InstallUIHandler(MyInstallUIHandler), 32735, (IntPtr)0);
    MsiEnableLog(INSTALLLOGMODE.INSTALLLOGMODE_VERBOSE, "C:\\temp\\log.log", INSTALLLOGATTRIBUTES.INSTALLLOGATTRIBUTES_APPEND);
    MsiInstallProduct(msiLocation, "");

    return returnValue;
}

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