Also known as Implementation Testing, the Installation Testing aims at not finding software errors, but to look for errors that can occur during
Selecting a variety of options. Certain options may enable or disable others.
Finding and locating files and libraries.
Verifying required hardware configurations.
Establishing any required Internet/Intranet connectivity.
Pre-requisites of Installation Testing
Some basic pre-requisites that you should be aware of are as follows:
Verify installation pre-requisites of application
Run the installation at
Verify the software installation on multiple platforms.
Prior installing application, check if Installer.exe is calculating the disk space needed to successfully install the application.
Check software installation flexibility by users at different places in different conditions.
Verify software installation by disabling administrative privileges.
After successful installation of software, check out
Upon un-installation, check for the all previously installed files and registry entries are removed or not.