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No List of Mandatory Tables

Windows Installer requires some tables to exist and some to be none empty.

If windows Installer requires some tables to exist then this needs to be clearly documented and ICE validations created for them.

Some issues you can see for tables which are not required are (and a bit of consistancy wouldn't hurt either):


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