The Microsoft XML Parser (MSXML 3.0) MergeModule Redistribution Package makes it possible for developers to distribute MSXML 3.0 with their applications using the Microsoft Windows Installer technology.
This redistribution package includes file version 8.0.7820.0 of the MXSML 3.0 file. You can use the MSXML 3.0 MergeModule Redistribution Package for redistribution on downlevel platforms, including Microsoft Windows 98, Microsoft Windows NT 4.0, Microsoft Windows 2000, and Windows Me. The article linked to below includes complete file version information for all MSXML releases.
Merging can be performed with Orca.exe, which can be installed from the MSI SDK. In the merging sample below, MSXML3.MSM is merged with the MyTestFeature feature in the MyTest.MSI file and a log file named Test.log is created.
"C:\Program Files\Orca\orca.exe" -q -c -m C:\Test\msxml3.msm
-f MyTestFeature -l C:Test.log C:TestMyTest.msi
Platforms supported include Windows 2000, Windows NT 4.0, Microsoft Windows Me, Microsoft Windows 98 and Microsoft Windows 95.
This release requires Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.01 Service Pack 1 for minimum functionality. Internet Explorer 5.01 (or later) is required for full functionality. ServerXMLHTTP support is only available on computers that have Windows 2000 installed or on computers that have Windows NT 4.0 with Internet Explorer 5.01 (or later) installed. In addition, support for the MIME Viewer and XMLHTTP is only available with Internet Explorer 5.0 (or later).
The MSXML 3.0 MergeModule Redistribution Package is a fully supported release. Please refer to the End User License Agreement regarding support consideration.