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Uninstalling a chained .msi doesn't remove directories

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I created a basic msi installation with a chained .msi and I pass install properties that make it so that the install path in the InstallShield install gets passed to the chained .msi install. I also use set ARPSYSTEMCOMPONENT to 1 so that I only ha...
by cbarlow Pilgrim


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My application requires .Net 3.0 at minimum. And I will include .Net in the package as a Setup pre-requisite. Since .Net is quite big in size, I will create two different packages, one with .Net and one without .Net. Here are my questions:1. I read f...
by JoderCoder Pilgrim

Custom actions not working on "Windows 10 Army Gold Master"

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A customer is experiencing problems with our msi running on a fresh install of Windows 10 Army Gold Master. Custom actions are failing. This is an msi created with InstallShield 2009, Version 6, Service Pack 2. All other systems (Win 10, Win 8, Win 7...
by gmastalir Pilgrim

Error 2753. The File 'agent.exe.' is not marked for installation.

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I am getting this "Error 2753. The File 'agent.exe.4747EFCD_A8CE_4016_80F6_BCAD9FE72' is not marked for installation." while upgrading the earlier version of the product. The setup run fine when the old version is removed from the system.If there is ...
by Junaid Pilgrim

ServiceAddService returns -1

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Hello,ServiceAddService return -1. This is no >= ISERR_SUCCESS. And Format function gives no text message for this code. What does this code mean?
by Kovalenko Pilgrim

ServiceStartService succeeds, but returns -1

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Windows XP SP3, IS 2009 Premier SP2, InstallScript projectI'm registering and starting a service in the OnMoved event handler. I set SERVICE_IS_PARAMS.nStartServiceWaitCount to 20 seconds, since the service can hang in certain situations. ServiceAd...
by dschnur Pilgrim

WS_EX_LAYOUTRTL not specified in Arabic UI

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hi,I found that in Arabic OS, the first page(initializing page) is specified with both WS_EX_RTLREADING and WS_EX_LAYOUTRTL.However, the other pages does not. They are only WS_EX_RTLREADING but not WS_EX_LAYOUTRTL. The Minimize/Maximize/Close buttons...
by Streamlet Pilgrim

SQL Database Best Practices

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Can someone please tell me what the best practice is for SQL database distribution and uninstallation?Currently our installer deploys a database, runs some sql scripts and the application deployed uses this database. Common scenario I'm sure.When the...
by Snoopstah Pilgrim

Error 1625 when using the StandAlone AutomationInterface

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Hi, I'm working on integrating our installation projects with Team Foundation Server 2010. So far I have created an activity that will use the InstallShield 2009 AutomationInterface installed on our build server to automatically create installation p...
by goldsword84 Pilgrim

Avoid Web Address

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Hi,I am using InstallShield 2009 InstallScriptMSI project. During the creation of the project, in the Application Information section (shown in figure below), I don't want to give any web address (not even any default or junk name) in the section. W...
by JBB123 Pilgrim

Unable to change 'Setup status' label in Progress Dialog

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Configuration:- Installscript MSI project- Custom skin, based on 'blue' theme- Standard text color : black- background color: dark-purpleIn the installation progress dialog (the one with the progress bar), in the top area of the window is a label wit...
by RoelfVeldhuis Pilgrim

Major Upgrade Causes Registry Corruption

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I have an IS-2009 MSI Project.When the product performs an upgrade, everythig seems to work correctly except the file-association registry setting [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\\shell\open\command]The default value is created sucessfully (or at least unchanged...
by fowlesp Pilgrim