MSI Restart Manager - How it relates to Office updates and application restarts

Windows Installer 4.x and later includes the “MSI Restart Manager” which is designed to reduce required operating system reboots during Installer maintenance mode operations, by restarting applications rather than rebooting the operating system. A typical Office update scenario where the MSI Restart Manager is used may be similar to the following: 1) Windows 7 machines have Office…