Microsoft Windows Installer is basically a software component and program programming interface of Microsoft Windows utilized for the execution, installation, and removal of different programs. The Windows Installer manages the various stages of the setup process of a Windows XP or Windows Vista computer system. It also helps in the maintenance of the Windows installation such as, registry cleaning, security management, and driver updating. This in turn prevents the program files of the operating system from being corrupted and the operation of the computer system can run smoothly. It also facilitates the smooth performance of the computer system in general by reducing the number of errors that are commonly caused by such issues.
Microsoft Windows Installer helps to speed up the whole process of installation of the Microsoft Windows Operating System as it creates a bootable disk image file of the Windows installation package. The Microsoft Windows Installer file also acts as a verification component during the Microsoft Windows installation process and checks the integrity and the coding of the Windows setup file during the booting phase. Microsoft Windows Installer stores all the necessary files required by the Windows installation package during the installation process and ensures the proper functioning of the operating system. If any error is found in the Windows Installer file during the setup procedure, then the user has to replace the Windows Installer with a new one. The Windows setup also allows the computer owner to repair, update or remove the existing Microsoft Windows Installer package.
Microsoft Windows Installer has two types of installers such as Microsoft Window Setup and Microsoft Windows Complete Edition. Microsoft Windows Complete Edition is the traditional form of the Microsoft Windows Installer and is capable of installing almost all Microsoft Windows programs. Microsoft Windows Complete Edition also comes with advanced features and is considered as a great value for money when compared to other Microsoft Windows Installer products. Microsoft Windows Complete Edition also comes with a tool that allows the users to create an empty Windows installation disk and install the Microsoft Windows operating system to that disk. The process does not require manual intervention and users are free from the hassles of installing the Microsoft Windows operating system on the computer. Microsoft Windows Installer has made the computer installation experience easy and quick.