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by joost
Thu May 30, 2013 9:28 am
Forum: Common Problems
Topic: Uninstall fails when SETUPEXEDIR is not available
Replies: 0
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Uninstall fails when SETUPEXEDIR is not available

Hi all, In our installer we use a File Copy/Move operation to copy files that reside next to our setup.exe to the installation folder. Following the How To "How do I install a user specific file?" we created a property SETUPEXEDIR (that gets filled by the EXE bootstrapper) and create a property-base...
by joost
Fri Apr 26, 2013 2:05 pm
Forum: Building Installers
Topic: Change read-only attribute after file operation
Replies: 3
Views: 2696

Re: Change read-only attribute after file operation

Okay, solved it by launching attrib.exe in a custom action. Works fine!

Thanks,
Joost
by joost
Fri Apr 26, 2013 10:36 am
Forum: Building Installers
Topic: Change read-only attribute after file operation
Replies: 3
Views: 2696

Change read-only attribute after file operation

Hi there, Our installer gets shipped to customers on a CD with some user-specific files next to it. We use a File Copy operation to copy those file to the correct folder. Unfortunately, because the files come from CD, they have the Read-only attribute after installation. Is there any way to remove t...

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