n order to eliminate the Application Management Responsibility at the User/Administrator Level, an Operating System Service is created which takes care of
nstalling the application,repairing the application when it gets corrupted and Uninstalling the application.
The Operating System Service is called ³Windows
nstaller´ which was first developed for Windows 2000 Operating System.
(c) Upgrading the application:
t is often required that installed applications should be upgraded for the latest versions.
tis so cumbersome that manually UN-installing the older version and installing the newer versionof the application.Once Again the responsibility is handed over to the operating system. Here, when an attempt ismade to install the newer version of an application, the Operating System Service first uninstallsthe older version of an application and installs the newer version of an application.
(d) Application Advertisement ± (On-Demand Installation):
General Say, to make the Product popular. An Effective Advertisement Strategy shouldbe applied. That is, when the Main product or application is given to a customer theadvertisement about the Sub-Products can be given. So that the customer get to know about thesub-products.
f the customer is interested in those sub-products he can request for thoseproducts. This feature is also called as
³Advertisement Installation or On-DemandInstallation´.
(e) Application Patch:
Sometimes it is required that some additional files, registry entries, or configuration filesshould be set to the existing installed application. i.e. patching up the application with therequired data
nstead of creating the newer version of installation package.
Patches can be interpreted as Operating System Service Packs