What are the different types of client installer for the Outlook MAPI Connector??

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Question

There are four different types of installation file available for the GMS Outlook MAPI Connector. Each is described further below and you should select the option most appropriate for your needs.

Answer

  1. MSI 1.0 file
    This is suitable for installation on systems that already have Microsoft Windows Installer Version 1.0 installed on them. Indicated by a filename starting with "GMSOC1.0".

  2. MSI 2.0 file
    This is suitable for installation on systems that already have Microsoft Windows Installer Version 2.0 installed on them. Indicated by a filename starting with "GMSOC2.0".

  3. Installation executable containing MSI Files
    This is the full installation and should be used if you are in any doubt as to whether or not you already have Windows Installer on your system. It should also be used for those systems without Windows Installer already installed. Indicated by a filename starting with "GMSOC-full".

  4. Installation executable not containing MSI Files
    This is a minimal installation and can only be used when you already have Windows Installer installed on your system. It is useful if you do not want to have to uninstall your existing software prior to running an upgrade. Can also be used for first time installs where Windows Installer exists on the system. Indicated by a filename starting with "GMSOC-min".

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