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by Catalin
Mon Oct 18, 2021 4:44 pm
Forum: Common Problems
Topic: Azure Devops "Advanced Installer Tool Installer" extension what licence type does is support
Replies: 5
Views: 4367

Re: Azure Devops "Advanced Installer Tool Installer" extension what licence type does is support

Hello Duncan, Please disregard my previous thread, as it looks like I was wrong. It is indeed true that only per-developer licenses are supported in Azure DevOps. Please forward me your license key by email at support at advancedinstaller dot com and we will sort this out as soon as possible. Best r...
by Catalin
Mon Oct 18, 2021 12:54 pm
Forum: Common Problems
Topic: Windows Defender detects virus when executing a setup built with AI
Replies: 5
Views: 1269

Re: Windows Defender detects virus when executing a setup built with AI

Hello Simon,

We already did that.

However, unfortunately, we have not yet gotten any answer from them.

I will update this thread when we will.

Best regards,
Catalin
by Catalin
Mon Oct 18, 2021 12:07 pm
Forum: Common Problems
Topic: Feature-based prereq does not wait for child prereq to install
Replies: 1
Views: 305

Re: Feature-based prereq does not wait for child prereq to install

Hello, By default, two installation processes can not happen at the same time on the same machine. More information about this in the following FAQ: Why do I receive the "Another installation is already in progress" message? With that in mind, The log timestamps show that Installer 2 continues on wh...
by Catalin
Mon Oct 18, 2021 11:47 am
Forum: Common Problems
Topic: Windows Defender detects virus when executing a setup built with AI
Replies: 5
Views: 1269

Re: Windows Defender detects virus when executing a setup built with AI

Hello Simon, This issue was due to a false-positive detection of our PowerShell scripts. We have submitted this for whitelisting to Windows Defender and they whitelisted it. Here would be their reply: We have removed the detection. Please follow the steps below to clear cached detection and obtain t...
by Catalin
Mon Oct 18, 2021 10:43 am
Forum: Building Installers
Topic: Table Editor - Custom Action Type Values
Replies: 3
Views: 384

Re: Table Editor - Custom Action Type Values

You are always welcome!

Glad I could help.

Best regards,
Catalin
by Catalin
Fri Oct 15, 2021 1:46 pm
Forum: Building Installers
Topic: Table Editor - Custom Action Type Values
Replies: 3
Views: 384

Re: Table Editor - Custom Action Type Values

Hello,

For more information about this, please have a look over the "Custom Action Types - Win32 Apps" article from Microsoft.

Hope this helps!

Best regards,
Catalin
by Catalin
Thu Oct 14, 2021 1:59 pm
Forum: Common Problems
Topic: how to define a prerequisite pre-install (with URL) command line parameter
Replies: 7
Views: 1373

Re: how to define a prerequisite pre-install (with URL) command line parameter

You are always welcome, Silvio!

I am glad to hear everything works as expected now! :)
I must think you have a special power to fix issues on customers' machines, right?
I really wish this was the case. :)

Best regards,
Catalin
by Catalin
Thu Oct 14, 2021 11:58 am
Forum: Sample Projects
Topic: How to detect the process that keeps a file in use & how to detect which file is in use
Replies: 0
Views: 750

How to detect the process that keeps a file in use & how to detect which file is in use

Hello guys, As the title says, today we are gonna find out how to detect what process keeps a file in use and what the file in use is. The two methods are quite different, therefore we are gonna split the above task into two smaller ones, as it follows: 1. How to detect the process (application) tha...
by Catalin
Wed Oct 13, 2021 10:49 am
Forum: Common Problems
Topic: [VS2022] AI Installer Project interferes with Find in Files
Replies: 4
Views: 3960

Re: [VS2022] AI Installer Project interferes with Find in Files

Thank you for your followup on this, Sebastian!

Glad to hear everything is working as expected now.

Best regards,
Catalin
by Catalin
Tue Oct 12, 2021 4:47 pm
Forum: Sample Projects
Topic: Prerequisite install detection criteria - How to create one
Replies: 0
Views: 936

Prerequisite install detection criteria - How to create one

Hello guys, In today's article, we are gonna discuss how to create a detection criteria for a custom prerequisite. Although Advanced Installer offers a generous list of predefined prerequisites (such as .NET Framework, Visual C++ Redistributable and so on), there might be cases where one might need ...
by Catalin
Mon Oct 11, 2021 3:07 pm
Forum: Common Problems
Topic: how to define a prerequisite pre-install (with URL) command line parameter
Replies: 7
Views: 1373

Re: how to define a prerequisite pre-install (with URL) command line parameter

Hello Silvio, Thank you for your followup on this. I have tested this and everything worked as expected on my end, i.e. the prerequisite was installed silently. If possible, could you please create a sample project that reproduces this and forward it to me (either here or by email at support at adva...
by Catalin
Mon Oct 11, 2021 2:53 pm
Forum: Common Problems
Topic: Potential bug with URL shortcuts
Replies: 3
Views: 1709

Re: Potential bug with URL shortcuts

Hello Prakash and welcome to our forums,

I am glad to hear the workaround offered by my colleague Eusebiu helped.

I have forwarded this to our Technical Writing team to be added in our documentation in the future.

Thank you for bringing this to our attention!

Best regards,
Catalin
by Catalin
Mon Oct 11, 2021 2:49 pm
Forum: Common Problems
Topic: How do I set a folder to Hidden
Replies: 12
Views: 11323

Re: How do I set a folder to Hidden

Hello and welcome to our forums, In order to achieve what you want, we can proceed as it follows: Dim filespec filespec = Session.property("CustomActionData") Dim fso, folder Set fso = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject") Dim dataArray dataArray = split (filespec, "|") for each x in dataArray ...
by Catalin
Mon Oct 11, 2021 2:33 pm
Forum: Common Problems
Topic: how to define a prerequisite pre-install (with URL) command line parameter
Replies: 7
Views: 1373

Re: how to define a prerequisite pre-install (with URL) command line parameter

Hello,

Thank you for your followup on this.

In this case, I do not think a log file would be of much help.

In order for me to further investigate this, could you please forward me a download link for the respective prerequisite so I can test it on my end?

Best regards,
Catalin
by Catalin
Mon Oct 11, 2021 10:16 am
Forum: Building Installers
Topic: Pre-Installation Post-Installation Setting
Replies: 1
Views: 702

Re: Pre-Installation Post-Installation Setting

Hello and welcome to our forums, I want to install only to the first directory of the disk. C:/.../ I Want To Force It, Not Directory How Can We Do It? In order to achieve this, you can modify the default path by going to "Install Parameters" page --> "Application folder" as it follows: from: [Progr...

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