Microsoft® Component Installer for Windows® is a program that Microsoft users can apply in order to simplify the installation process. Once launched this program adjusts language support appropriately via its auto-detect function. The interface is user-friendly and details of errors are provided in detail.
Microsoft® Component Installer for Windows® supports installation for a number of different components, which are MDAC or MS Data Access Components 2.8, Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1, MS DirectX 9.0c, MS DirectX 9.0c for Managed Code, and Microsoft .NET Framework Version 1.1 Language Pack. The other components included in the list which are all supported by Microsoft® Component Installer for Windows® are Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 Service Pack 1, Microsoft ASP.NET Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 Service Pack 1, Windows Installer 2.0 and Windows Installer 3.1.
Moreover, Microsoft® Component Installer for Windows® also provides users with the means to distribute files through the Internet without the need for additional license. This utility is designed to download installers from Windows servers automatically should they not be included with the original. The Web download deployment model of this utility is set up such that all files are compiled into either self-extracting EXE or using an MSI. This application is also available as a CD deployment model that is run from a disk.