Explaining .MSP file

This post cover the .MSP file used by the Windows Installer. There are a number of different files that are used: The .MSP files contain information about updates to installed applications, as well as the versions of the applications to which the updates are applicable. The patch carries the metadata needed for applying the update and […]

This post cover the .MSP file used by the Windows Installer. There are a number of different files that are used:

The .MSP files contain information about updates to installed applications, as well as the versions of the applications to which the updates are applicable. The patch carries the metadata needed for applying the update and the updates files. These updated files are stored within embedded cabinet (.CAB) files. The files may be in whole, or in binary form.[…] 

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