Glossary

The glossary below contains many of the terms you will find in common use throughout the Symantec Security Response website. Please refer to this list to find definitions of terms and answers to other Internet security-related questions.

MSI

The Windows Installer (previously known as Microsoft Installer) is an engine for the installation, maintenance, and removal of software in Windows. The installation information and the files to be installed are packaged in these.

An engine for the installation, maintenance, and removal of software in Windows. The installation information and the files to be installed are packaged in these. Also called Windows Installer and previously known as Microsoft Installer.

The Windows Installer (previously known as Microsoft Installer) is an engine for the installation, maintenance, and removal of software in Microsoft Windows. The installation information and the files to be installed are packaged in the MSI files.

The Windows Installer (previously known as Microsoft Installer) is an engine for the installation, maintenance, and removal of software in Windows. The installation information and the files to be installed are packaged in the MSI file.