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by reeset
Mon Oct 19, 2020 2:37 am
Forum: Common Problems
Topic: How do I determine if an inline powershell script has been blocked or simply failed
Replies: 3
Views: 269

Re: How do I determine if an inline powershell script has been blocked or simply failed

Thanks -- that's unfortunate, but might be the process I have to go with. The PS process was easy though and could be used to embed logic that might not run if C# isn't installed.
by reeset
Fri Oct 02, 2020 4:09 am
Forum: Common Problems
Topic: How do I determine if an inline powershell script has been blocked or simply failed
Replies: 3
Views: 269

How do I determine if an inline powershell script has been blocked or simply failed

I have a question. I have created 4 installers with different upgrade codes to provide dedicated 32 and 64 bit installers, and installers that can be installed as administrators or individual users. Each have their own upgrade codes. There are problems if users have one version and try to install ov...
by reeset
Tue Aug 06, 2019 2:58 pm
Forum: Common Problems
Topic: Transitioning from a Visual Studio Installer Project to AI and I'm not understanding versioning
Replies: 5
Views: 6944

Re: Transitioning from a Visual Studio Installer Project to AI and I'm not understanding versioning

Hi Daniel, >>they should have used same UpgradeCode for each different version They do not. When a minor version or build number occurs, the tool changes the upgrade code and keeps the product code the same. This is my problem. I was looking at potentially adding ever upgradecode to the upgrades lis...
by reeset
Fri Aug 02, 2019 2:29 pm
Forum: Common Problems
Topic: Transitioning from a Visual Studio Installer Project to AI and I'm not understanding versioning
Replies: 5
Views: 6944

Re: Transitioning from a Visual Studio Installer Project to AI and I'm not understanding versioning

Thank you Daniel, So, I did see that is how AI is doing this, but its not how Visual Studio Installer works. And I have tens of thousands of installs in the field, that make up a number of vial workflow components for academic institutions. When I cut over, this has to be seemless. In the Visual Stu...
by reeset
Fri Aug 02, 2019 5:13 am
Forum: Common Problems
Topic: Transitioning from a Visual Studio Installer Project to AI and I'm not understanding versioning
Replies: 5
Views: 6944

Transitioning from a Visual Studio Installer Project to AI and I'm not understanding versioning

I'm sure this is something that has been covered before, but I'm not finding it on the board. Here's my problem. I've been using Visual Studio's Installer Project (or a version of it) for almost 20 years. I've extended my needs through custom actions and hacking the msi tables directly with vbscript...