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How to Set a Property Depending on Release Flags

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SummaryThis article explains how to create a single Property who's value is different depending on which release flags are chosen at build time. For example if a project has 2 different releases which each use a different release flag: Example: Rele...
by Flexera shunt Flexera

InstallShield Triage and Preliminary Troubleshooting

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Providing the necessary information to allow a Support engineer to begin troubleshooting your issue is one of the best ways to avoid delays. This article discusses what type of information to include and how to gather it when submitting an InstallS...
by Community Manager tony_flexera Community Manager

Delete All Files Regardless of File Attributes

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SummaryDelete All Files Regardless of File AttributesSynopsisThe DeleteDirectory InstallScript function deletes a directory even if it has read only, hidden, or system files.DiscussionThe following is the InstallScript code for DeleteDirectory: p...
by Community Manager acurry Community Manager

Differences Between A Public And Private Property

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SummaryThis article discusses the differences between public and private properties.SynopsisThis article discusses the differences between public and private Windows Installer MSI properties.DiscussionPublic properties are accessible throughout the S...
by Community Manager acurry Community Manager

Creating Custom Dialog Enabling Mutually Exclusive Features

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SummaryHow to create a custom dialog with a mutually exclusive featureSynopsisThis article provides a quick highlight on SelectionTree control, and its limitations in the scope of MSI, and describes an alternative method to enable mutually exclusive ...
by Flexera dpiarowski Flexera

ISNetGetServers Cannot Access Domain Servers

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SummaryBrowsing with ISNetGetServers a Windows Installer DLL custom action is not able to obtain a list of servers in a combo box.SymptomsIf using the ISNetGetServers in a dialog to obtain a domain username/password to use for a service the browse bu...
by Flexera GeorgeK Flexera

Deactivation of InstallShield

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SummaryIf you find that it will be necessary to move your license to a new machine, the license must first be returned or deactivated from the previous machine before it can be activated on the new machine.SynopsisInstallShield node-locked licenses a...
by Community Manager tony_flexera Community Manager

Build Error 9513

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Summary Error 9513 occurs while validating the MSIX/Appx manifest xml. Symptoms Building a release is when validating schema in [File Name ([Line number)]. Cause This build error may be caused while validating the MSIX/Appx manifest xml against the ...
by Flexera JayantIyer Flexera