The registry entry in this article is valid for all Windows platforms.
The file name of the new log varies, but the file name begins with the letters "Msi" and ends with a .log extension.
To find the location of the new log in the Temp folder, type cd %temp% at a command prompt, and then press ENTER.
Enable Windows Installer Logging by Adding Registry EntriesWARNING: If you use Registry Editor incorrectly, you may cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that you can solve problems that result from using Registry Editor incorrectly. Use Registry Editor at your own risk.
Start Registry Editor (Regedt32.exe), and then create the following path and keys in the registry:
o - Out-of-disk-space messages
i - Status messages
c - Initial UI parameters
e - All error messages
w - Non-fatal warnings
a - Start up of actions
r - Action-specific records
m - Out-of-memory or fatal exit information
u - User requests
p - Terminal properties
+ - Append to existing file
! - Flush each line to the log
* - Wildcard, to log all information except for the v option. To include the v option, specify /l*v.
Enable Windows Installer Logging by Modifying Group PolicyYou can use Group Policy to enable logging by modifying the appropriate organizational unit (OU) or Active Directory Group Policy:
- Click Start, and then click Run.
- In the Open box, type gpedit.msc to start the Group Policy Editor.
- Expand Computer Configuration, expand Administrative Templates, expand Windows Components, and then click Windows Installer.
- Double-click Logging, and then click Enabled.
- In the Logging box, specify the options for what you want to log. The log file, Msi.log, appears in the Temp folder of the system volume.
ID articolo: 314852 - Ultima revisione: 30 nov 2007 - Revisione: 1