Visual Studio Setup

Installation and containerization of the Visual Studio family of products

MSI Databases and Code Pages

A Windows Installer database is full of strings. Most times those strings don't cause a problem when using the standard, printable characters found in all code pages. These are called ASCII characters and are the same for the first 7 bits (0x00 through 0x7F) for all code pages except for a few rare code pages in existence for legacy support. ...