Registry Value Removal Dialog

In this dialog, you can customize a registry value removal operation. Such operations will be presented with Value Removal icon.

Registry Value Removal Dialog

ImportantBy default Windows Installer will remove only the resources that were installed by the MSI package. This removal operation is intended to be used for external resources created by custom behavior.


The registry value's name to be removed. The content of this field can be localized.


The component whose install will trigger the value removal operation.

Remove On

The time when the removal will be executed. There are three available moments:

  • Component install
  • Component uninstall
  • Both


Specify a removal condition.

You can specify a whole registry key to be removed upon install from the Registry Key Operations Tab.

TipThe removal operation is extremely useful when the installed resources are modified post install and would not be removed otherwise.