Where is the MSI file copied after installation?

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I have to replace it because of a bug that blocks the software uninstallation, but Windows can't find the MSI file if I use the file search utility, but I think the MSI is stored somewhere where the Add or Remove Programs utility can use it.


Does it not go into %windir%\installer\

Though I think that the files may get renamed. Not sure where you get the name mapping from...

This directory gets very big so I move it to an external drive. This sometimes cause uninstalls or updates to fail with a missing msi error, but this can be fixed by putting the directory back