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InstallShield 2014 Known Issues

InstallShield 2014 Known Issues

Summary

This article documents known issues for InstallShield 2014.

Synopsis

This article contains a list of hyperlinks to articles about known issues, workarounds, hotfixes, and related information for InstallShield 2014. The article will be updated as new information becomes available.

Discussion

InstallShield 2014 Known Issues
Issue NumberDescriptionFix (if available)
IOJ-1660031"Unspecified Error" displayed in Visual Studio Japanese accessing InstallScript viewHOTFIX: "Unspecified Error" Displayed in InstallScript View When InstallShield Japanese is Integrate...
IOJ-1661158Distributing Releases to a Virtual Machine that InstallShield Provisions at Build Time or on Demand does not work - Error 28: Out of stack space
IOJ-1663885Patch update.exe is not signed when specified to do soAs a workaround, find the appropriate ISPatchConfigurationProperty - SignaturePassword field in the direct editor and replace its value with the raw password.
IOJ-1663062Major upgrade of an InstallScript/MSI project terminates unexpectedlyRun the major upgrade in compatibility mode.
IOJ-1664081InstallScript system variables FOLDER_APPLICATIONS64 and PROGRAMFILES64 do not resolve correctly during uninstallation
IOJ-1665767

XML File Changes configured not to format target file leave target file formatted after uninstallation

IOC-000061592Setting a Component's .NET Precompile Assembly property to Yes uses .NET 1.1 command line values when project is configued to use later versions of the .NET frameworkAs a workaround, use a custom action to call ngen.exe with command line values appropriate for the targeted version of the .NET framework.
IOJ-1667248CopyFile on locked file causes installation to hangHOTFIX: CopyFile on Locked File Results in Installation Hanging
IOJ-1720774Unable To Obtain New License From Trialware ViewHOTFIX: Unable To Obtain New License From Trialware View
IOJ-1721225InstallScript Project package fails during Suite installationHOTFIX: Suite Fails with an InstallScript Project (.ism) Package
IOJ-1726120The computer image on the left side of the InstallScript skinned dialog does not appear on the progress dialogHOTFIX: No Image on the Left Side of the STATUSEX Dialog
IOJ-172755564 bit system variables resolve to their respective 32 bit paths on an upgrade install where the base was created with an older version of InstallShieldHOTFIX: 64 bit System Variables Resolves to 32 bit Path During an Upgrade
IOJ-1719756Properties contained in ISHiddenProperties and passed as arguments to the Suite launcher or to any packages are logged in plain textHOTFIX: Properties contained in ISHiddenProperties and passed as arguments to the Suite launcher or ...
IOJ-1721173When attempting to use the "Distribute to VM" feature using InstallShield 2014 SP1 and supplying an invalid path, InstallShield will become unresponsiveHOTFIX: Distribute to VM with Invalid Path Results in InstallShield Becoming Unresponsive
IOJ-1723088The install log is not getting created when the installation log location is set to a UNC path

Additional Information

HOTFIX: "Unspecified Error" Displayed in Japanese Visual Studio InstallScript View
HOTFIX: No Image on the Left Side of the STATUSEX Dialog
HOTFIX: CopyFile on Locked File Results in Installation Hanging
HOTFIX: Suite Fails with an InstallScript Project (.ism) Package
HOTFIX: Properties contained in ISHiddenProperties and passed as arguments to the Suite launcher or ...
HOTFIX: Distribute to VM with Invalid Path Results in InstallShield Becoming Unresponsive