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by Dan
Mon Sep 13, 2021 1:40 pm
Forum: Common Problems
Topic: Installer autodetects compile time references instead of runtime references - uses ref folder instead of lib folder
Replies: 5
Views: 3332

Re: Installer autodetects compile time references instead of runtime references - uses ref folder instead of lib folder

Hi,

Indeed, we've sent you over the email a hotfix. Please let us know if the problem is fixed when using the sent dll.

Best regards,
Dan
by Dan
Thu Sep 09, 2021 8:32 am
Forum: Building Installers
Topic: Uninstall is not working for EXE Setup with resources next to it
Replies: 5
Views: 1997

Re: Uninstall is not working for EXE Setup with resources next to it

Hi Alex, I just saw that -in case of uninstalling the program the msiexec is called with the paramter /i. Shouldn't it be /x ?? I manually tried to do this with the /x param and it worked just fine... Why is windows calling the msiexec with /i instead of /x and how can i modify that from within Adva...
by Dan
Tue Sep 07, 2021 4:33 pm
Forum: Building Installers
Topic: Uninstall is not working for EXE Setup with resources next to it
Replies: 5
Views: 1997

Re: Uninstall is not working for EXE Setup with resources next to it

Hi Alex, Sorry for the late reply, we were quite busy these days. It looks like, the installer lost track of the files, because I'm also able to run the installer more than once for the same version of my product. Normally the installation would stop right at the beginning saying that the product is...
by Dan
Wed Sep 01, 2021 5:14 pm
Forum: Sample Projects
Topic: How-to create new variations for an Advanced Installer theme
Replies: 0
Views: 4125

How-to create new variations for an Advanced Installer theme

Hi, If you want to edit an existing variation for a theme in Advanced Installer, here's the correct appraoch. Let's try to implement a blue variation for the Vivid theme: variation_VividBlueSky.png Select theme and variation Slect the theme and variation that you want to be used as a starting point ...
by Dan
Thu Aug 19, 2021 8:46 am
Forum: Sample Projects
Topic: Configuring auto-updates for a Windows application
Replies: 5
Views: 41539

Re: Configuring auto-updates for a Windows application

Hello,

To automatically install updates at user logon or any other custom trigger, check the following forum thread that contains a sample project and more information on how to achive this: Install updates without elevation, automatically at user logon.

Best regards,
Dan
by Dan
Fri Jul 23, 2021 3:18 pm
Forum: Common Problems
Topic: Updater | Command Line | Multiple commands
Replies: 5
Views: 5022

Re: Updater | Command Line | Multiple commands

Hello, Indeed, we tested this and the log is not created. You need to pass arguments one by one. Only one command line with "/" is accepted at a time. Please try to adjust your code like in the screenshot below: process.png The log file is named "updater.log" and created in the folder where the upda...
by Dan
Fri Jul 23, 2021 11:59 am
Forum: Common Problems
Topic: Relative PAth
Replies: 1
Views: 3859

Re: Relative PAth

Hi, Note that all paths in your projects are stored as relative or absolute depending on the setting you use in the Project->Options... dialog. Paths are stored (in AIP) by default as relative to the project file (AIP), if they reside on the same logical drive as the AIP. Otherwise, they are stored ...
by Dan
Tue Jul 20, 2021 8:51 am
Forum: Building Installers
Topic: Show proper error on failure
Replies: 3
Views: 5787

Re: Show proper error on failure

Hi Tanya, You can do that using custom action. You can write your own program in C#/C++, something you are familiar with, or you can also use a script like PowerShell or VBScript. If you don't know how to do that, a good point to start is from Powershell command to check if user has permissions to a...
by Dan
Mon Jul 19, 2021 3:07 pm
Forum: Building Installers
Topic: Show proper error on failure
Replies: 3
Views: 5787

Re: Show proper error on failure

Hi Tanya, You can write your own custom action to check if the user belongs to Domain Users group and write into log file. To do that you can run a PowerShell script, something like this: $user = $user = [System.Security.Principal.WindowsIdentity]::GetCurrent().Name $groups = 'Domain Users' foreach ...
by Dan
Tue Jul 13, 2021 12:33 pm
Forum: Sample Projects
Topic: Install updates without elevation, automatically at user logon
Replies: 0
Views: 14023

Install updates without elevation, automatically at user logon

Hello, Sometimes, installing updates without elevation can be challenging, thus adding here a samples project to implement this could be of great help. Useful resources: To get started with the updater, check the Configuring auto-updates for a Windows application article. To configure the Updater to...
by Dan
Tue Jun 29, 2021 1:38 pm
Forum: Sample Projects
Topic: Display themed dialog instead of standard Launch Condition dialog
Replies: 0
Views: 14806

Display themed dialog instead of standard Launch Condition dialog

Hello, When using custom themes, in case the package has any launch condition defined and the launch condition gets fired during installation, the dialog does not have the UI of the theme, which may not look nice. In this case, you need to substitute the funcionality using custom dialogs. Let's cons...
by Dan
Tue Jun 22, 2021 6:58 am
Forum: Building Installers
Topic: New files are not updating properly for upgrade
Replies: 3
Views: 8448

Re: New files are not updating properly for upgrade

Hello, Please check the Save user input in XML file and retrive values on upgrade topic where you can find a sample project with this exact scenario. During installation, the user needs to enter some input that is saved into an XML file. During an upgrade, the installer retrieves the values from the...
by Dan
Fri Apr 23, 2021 5:04 am
Forum: Building Installers
Topic: Error installing driver on ARM64 project
Replies: 3
Views: 2289

Re: Error installing driver on ARM64 project

Hi,

In this case, you need to have your package type as 64-bit package.

In the Install Parameters view you can select the package type.

Let me know if you have other questions.

Best regards,
Dan
by Dan
Fri Apr 23, 2021 4:45 am
Forum: Building Installers
Topic: Error installing driver on ARM64 project
Replies: 3
Views: 2289

Re: Error installing driver on ARM64 project

Hi, This error appears if you try to install a 32-bit driver on a 64-bit machine. To be able to install your package on 32-bit and 64-bit machines too, you can create a mixed package which installs different driver on each machine. Also, you need to have a different INF file for the 32-bit and 64-bi...
by Dan
Sat Apr 03, 2021 3:58 pm
Forum: Common Problems
Topic: Warning 4154 While adding Pre-intsall feature In EXE peoject
Replies: 16
Views: 6046

Re: Warning 4154 While adding Pre-intsall feature In EXE peoject

Hi Akshay, You can read more about prerequisites and their install condition in the Add Prerequisites article. Please read carefully the Frequently Asked Questions about prerequisites faqs article that should give you a better view how our prerequisite support works. Let me know if you have other qu...

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