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by Sorin
Mon Dec 18, 2017 3:33 pm
Forum: Building Installers
Topic: Launch EXE with working directory fails
Replies: 1
Views: 14

Re: Launch EXE with working directory fails

Hello and welcome to our forums, Please note that the correct type of custom action for launching the temporary exe file for your scenario would be "Launch File". Just take a look at this article which describes how to launch a temporary file : How to launch a CMD or BAT file . The "w...
by Sorin
Mon Dec 18, 2017 3:10 pm
Forum: Common Problems
Topic: Identifying upgrade mode
Replies: 1
Views: 28

Re: Identifying upgrade mode

Hello, You could skip the dialog in question if an upgrade is detected. Just go to "Dialogs" page, right click on the dialog and select "Show only if". In the "Expression" field enter the following condition : NOT OLDPRODUCTS The OLDPRODUCTS property contains a list wit...
by Sorin
Mon Dec 18, 2017 1:35 pm
Forum: Common Problems
Topic: Uninstall and reinstall - remember last install directory
Replies: 1
Views: 13

Re: Uninstall and reinstall - remember last install directory

Hello Alexander, Your scenario could be implemented with a "Permanent" registry value that should store the APPDIR value. A search operation should be configured to get this value from registry. The permanent value will not be removed at uninstall and the search operation will retrieve it ...
by Sorin
Mon Dec 18, 2017 1:18 pm
Forum: Common Problems
Topic: Using SOURCEDIR in powershell script
Replies: 2
Views: 25

Re: Using SOURCEDIR in powershell script

Hello,

We're glad that you've sorted things out.

Just let us know if you have any other questions or doubts.

Best regards,
Sorin
by Sorin
Mon Dec 18, 2017 1:17 pm
Forum: Common Problems
Topic: how I can Rename folder by condition during installation
Replies: 1
Views: 8

Re: how I can Rename folder by condition during installation

Hello and welcome to our forums, Yo could implement this using property based folders . This is the complete method: 1. Go to "Install Parameters" page and define a new property which should contain the folder name. This property could be named, for example "NAME" and should be i...
by Sorin
Mon Dec 18, 2017 9:46 am
Forum: Common Problems
Topic: Add Temporary Folder
Replies: 2
Views: 20

Re: Add Temporary Folder

Hello,

Indeed, our "Temporary Folder" feature is available starting with Advanced Installer 13.8

Just let me know if you have any other questions.

Best regards,
Sorin
by Sorin
Mon Dec 18, 2017 9:25 am
Forum: Building Installers
Topic: Update asp.net website without asking for settings again.
Replies: 1
Views: 24

Re: Update asp.net website without asking for settings again.

Hello, I have built installer for asp.net website, I tried to create/enable updater functionality but it reinstalling and whole application, like asking for SQL connection again and IIS port. It must be in the first time install only. This could be implemented using our "Persistent property&quo...
by Sorin
Mon Dec 18, 2017 8:20 am
Forum: Common Problems
Topic: Shortcuts in the Quick Selection Tree
Replies: 1
Views: 18

Re: Shortcuts in the Quick Selection Tree

Hello,

I'm afraid I'm not sure I fully understand your question. Could you explain which Quick Selection Tree you're referring to? A screenshot would be also appreciated.

Best regards,
Sorin
by Sorin
Thu Dec 14, 2017 1:54 pm
Forum: Common Problems
Topic: Program not running after installation
Replies: 13
Views: 519

Re: Program not running after installation

Hello Will and welcome to our forums,

Should there be any difficulty implementing something, just let us know and we will gladly assist!

Best regards,
Sorin
by Sorin
Tue Dec 12, 2017 8:49 am
Forum: Common Problems
Topic: Mapped network drive not allowed in some dialogs
Replies: 6
Views: 167

Re: Mapped network drive not allowed in some dialogs

Hello, "Run as administrator" is an Advanced Installer feature that elevates the whole installation process right from the beginning. This feature requires an EXE package type. For most of the scenarios, you could simply give admin privileges to the custom actions you need to run elevated,...
by Sorin
Tue Dec 12, 2017 7:49 am
Forum: Building Installers
Topic: Exit dialog closed after readme launch
Replies: 3
Views: 44

Re: Exit dialog closed after readme launch

Hello,

You are welcome!

Just let me know if you have any other questions.

Best regards,
Sorin
by Sorin
Mon Dec 11, 2017 2:02 pm
Forum: Building Installers
Topic: Exit dialog closed after readme launch
Replies: 3
Views: 44

Re: Exit dialog closed after readme launch

Hello, You could implement this scenario by avoiding using our predefined "Finish Actions". Instead you could create two custom action configured to launch the readme file and the application. These custom action should be without sequence. You would need to remove the existing publish eve...
by Sorin
Mon Dec 11, 2017 11:10 am
Forum: Common Problems
Topic: Install error : File does not exist
Replies: 12
Views: 188

Re: Install error : File does not exist

Hello,

You are welcome.
Just let me know if you have any other questions.

Best regards,
Sorin
by Sorin
Fri Dec 08, 2017 9:50 am
Forum: Feature Requests
Topic: Automatic uninstallation of previous version
Replies: 7
Views: 230

Re: Automatic uninstallation of previous version

Hello,

You are welcome.

Don't hesitate to contact me if you have any other questions or doubts.

Best regards,
Sorin
by Sorin
Thu Dec 07, 2017 11:23 am
Forum: Common Problems
Topic: Installing IIS before feature-based applications?
Replies: 1
Views: 33

Re: Installing IIS before feature-based applications?

Hello, You could implement this by creating a new package configured to enable IIS and Windows features. Than you could add this package as a feature based prerequisite in your main package and place it above your others prerequisites in the list. This will ensure that the package that enables IIS a...

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