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ALLUSERS

The "ALLUSERS" property (possibly along with user privledges) determines whether the install will be per-user or per-machine. Not all users will be able to install software per-machine, particularly under Vista as higher permissions will be required.

Some of the things that Windows Installer varies based on the type of install:

A per-machine installation is the default if "company.mmh" is being used as it sets this property (look for "COMPANY_ALLUSERS_PROPERTY").

ALLUSERS Values

This property can have these states:


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