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Wix Schema

Wix Schema

The WiX toolset provides a schema that describes a Windows Installer database file. With the help of the tools described above installation developers can compile and link the WiX source files into a final working database. There are many details that you need to be aware of that relate to both WiX and Windows Installer databases, but once you have a acquired some basic understanding of the tools and the other resources available, you will be fully equipped to take your application installation requirements and translate them into full-featured installers.

The following code is the high level schema for describing Windows Installer database files (.msi/.msm/.pcp).

<?xml version="1.0"?>
<Include xmlns="">

<?xml version="1.0"?>
<Wix xmlns="">