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by mihai.petcu
Thu Aug 31, 2017 2:15 pm
Forum: Common Problems
Topic: Windows Store Installer project & Command Line
Replies: 3
Views: 1092

Re: Windows Store Installer project & Command Line

Dear André,

This command line support was included in the latest release. Please upgrade Advanced Installer and try again.

Regards,
Mihai
by mihai.petcu
Thu May 25, 2017 3:25 pm
Forum: Common Problems
Topic: Upgrade Process Skips Dialogs
Replies: 8
Views: 2036

Re: Upgrade Process Skips Dialogs

Dear Ameen,

Please see the requested multiple instances video.

Regards,
Mihai
by mihai.petcu
Fri May 05, 2017 2:30 pm
Forum: Common Problems
Topic: Remove Specific Files During Uninstall
Replies: 5
Views: 2012

Re: Remove Specific Files During Uninstall

Hello Diego, For conditionally deleting files created post-install and located in your ProgramData folder, you should create a new file removal operation conditioned by a property value. These are the steps for achieving this: 1. Go to "Dialogs" page in your project. Select for example MaintainanceW...
by mihai.petcu
Thu May 04, 2017 2:26 pm
Forum: Building Installers
Topic: Installing long nested directories
Replies: 3
Views: 1354

Re: Installing long nested directories

Hello,

Please send us the .AIP (project file) and a verbose log of the installation to support at advancedinstaller dot com for both working and not working situations, so we can investigate them.

Regards,
Mihai
by mihai.petcu
Tue May 02, 2017 2:50 pm
Forum: Building Installers
Topic: Indeterminate progress bar and custom action
Replies: 6
Views: 2231

Re: Indeterminate progress bar and custom action

Dear Brian, You can populate the command line dynamically for a prerequisite only if you use a Feature-based prerequisite. For example if you need to pass a password from a dialog, you need to use the property name in formatted type of the edit box which contains the password : --SUPERPASSWORD [PASS...
by mihai.petcu
Tue May 02, 2017 2:30 pm
Forum: Building Installers
Topic: Big issue with WebInstaller and pre-install requisite
Replies: 3
Views: 1517

Re: Big issue with WebInstaller and pre-install requisite

Dear Bleile,

We answered your e-mail, please let's continue the discussion there to avoid duplicates.

Regards,
Mihai
by mihai.petcu
Tue May 02, 2017 9:05 am
Forum: Common Problems
Topic: Logging of Action Return Values?
Replies: 2
Views: 1055

Re: Logging of Action Return Values?

Hello, The properties you mentioned are properties used only by Windows Installer during the installation sequence. They will appear in the log and their value can be read in the log as specified in the article you posted. If you need to condition a custom action based on the outcome of another cust...
by mihai.petcu
Tue May 02, 2017 8:15 am
Forum: Building Installers
Topic: Installing long nested directories
Replies: 3
Views: 1354

Re: Installing long nested directories

Hello and welcome to our forums! This is a known Operating System limitation. Please note that the maximum file path size accepted by Windows is 260 characters . We have tested your path and others over 260 chars and this error either appears on both LZMA and CAB archive builds when the paths exceed...
by mihai.petcu
Fri Apr 28, 2017 3:24 pm
Forum: Building Installers
Topic: Indeterminate progress bar and custom action
Replies: 6
Views: 2231

Re: Indeterminate progress bar and custom action

Dear Brian, The correct approach for your scenario is to use "Pre-install" prerequisite for PostgreSQL. Then go to "Dialogs" page , select ProgressPrereqDlg from Pre-install UI. Then click on the progressbar and choose Indeterminate -"True" from Properties Pane. In this case you will see the progres...
by mihai.petcu
Fri Apr 28, 2017 2:38 pm
Forum: Building Installers
Topic: Big issue with WebInstaller and pre-install requisite
Replies: 3
Views: 1517

Re: Big issue with WebInstaller and pre-install requisite

Dear Bleile, You need a single web installer build configured in the following way: Go to "Prerequisites" page and add Visual C++ predefined prerequisite. You will be prompted if you want to download the prerequisite next to your project and include it in your package. If you Click yes the webinstal...
by mihai.petcu
Fri Apr 28, 2017 7:14 am
Forum: Building Installers
Topic: Indeterminate progress bar and custom action
Replies: 6
Views: 2231

Re: Indeterminate progress bar and custom action

Dear Brian, The recommended method for installing PostgreSQL is by using Prerequisites . You could create a new post-install Prerequisite from Prerequisite page and select your PostgreSQL exe from File path. If you want this prerequisite's installation to be silent, you need to enter the silent inst...
by mihai.petcu
Thu Apr 27, 2017 1:25 pm
Forum: Building Installers
Topic: [Help] How to configure my application for system startup
Replies: 1
Views: 900

Re: [Help] How to configure my application for system startup

Hello,

In order to add a file to Windows Startup you need to go Files And Folders page in your project and select your file. Then right click on it and select New Shortcut to - Installed File. In Shortcut Folder select from "Start Menu" folder the "Startup" subfolder.

Hope this helps,
Mihai
by mihai.petcu
Thu Apr 27, 2017 12:57 pm
Forum: Common Problems
Topic: uninstall failed systemWOW64
Replies: 2
Views: 989

Re: uninstall failed systemWOW64

Hello and welcome to our forum! This kind of behavior is encountered if the files left after uninstall are edited after the install, for example by your application. In this case you need add two file removal operation. To do this, you need to go to your project - "File and Folders" page, select Sys...
by mihai.petcu
Thu Apr 27, 2017 12:02 pm
Forum: Building Installers
Topic: Want to compile own cd of exe files/Installers from the source online and software cd's!!
Replies: 4
Views: 1526

Re: Want to compile own cd of exe files/Installers from the source online and software cd's!!

Dear Hani,

I'm afraid I don't fully understand what you mean. Please follow the instructions here so we can get on the same page.

Regards,
Mihai
by mihai.petcu
Wed Apr 26, 2017 6:50 am
Forum: Common Problems
Topic: How to create shortcut for particular exe file?
Replies: 2
Views: 1408

Re: How to create shortcut for particular exe file?

Dear Vijay,

Creating shortcuts is described in the Simple tutorial. If you are new, this tutorial and the Professional one are mandatory to get the basics of working with Advanced Installer.

Hope this helps,
Mihai