Installed vs REMOVE

Article:HOWTO9536  |  Created: 2008-11-17  |  Updated: 2010-11-09  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO9536
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Question
What's the difference in using Installed vs REMOVE as a condition?

Answer
REMOVE property is used to indicate that a feature or features are going to be uninstalled from the  machine. This property is used as a condition when you do not desire a behavior to occur such as a custom action  to run during repair or modify mode. Hence using REMOVE as the condition eliminates this issue.
REMOVE=ALL  when all features will be uninstalled
REMOVE=Complete  when a specific feature is uninstalled
Note: If you want to list multiple feature, use colons for each feature.
REMOVE=Complete,NewFeature
You can use Installed condition when you want to perform a task during  REMOVE, MODIFY or REPAIR mode.


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