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by AquaComm
Thu Aug 26, 2021 1:09 am
Forum: Common Problems
Topic: Create new folder at same level as Application Folder.
Replies: 3
Views: 2635

Re: Create new folder at same level as Application Folder.

Hi Liviu, Thank you for your prompt and comprehensive reply and help. It's very gratefully appreciated. I followed your instructions and have got it working however only after I changed the name of the property that I created to all capital letters. I am a newbie to AI and appreciate the difference ...
by AquaComm
Wed Aug 25, 2021 1:41 am
Forum: Common Problems
Topic: Create new folder at same level as Application Folder.
Replies: 3
Views: 2635

Create new folder at same level as Application Folder.

I have created a Property which points to the same setting as the "Application Folder" except I have removed the "[ProductName]" and instead added the desired folder name.... [AI_ProgramFiles][Manufacturer]\MyCourts\DLLRepository2 I then created the folder in "Files and Folders" using "New Folder ->...
by AquaComm
Sat Aug 07, 2021 2:17 am
Forum: Building Installers
Topic: Customizing/Skinning the updater.exe program
Replies: 1
Views: 3919

Customizing/Skinning the updater.exe program

Hi, The updater.exe file is I believe a C++ program and hence I would have difficulty trying to apply a skin to it. If I am mistaken, is there any way it could be ported to .Net and made freely available. I believe "Open Sourced" is the buz word :-) Alternatively could some help be provided with usi...
by AquaComm
Sat Jul 24, 2021 12:41 am
Forum: Common Problems
Topic: Updater | Command Line | Multiple commands
Replies: 5
Views: 4985

Re: Updater | Command Line | Multiple commands

Dan wrote:
Fri Jul 23, 2021 3:18 pm
Let us know if that helped.
That worked thank you. Please update your documentation as I am a newbie to AI and I spent a considerable amount of time on this.
by AquaComm
Fri Jul 23, 2021 3:35 am
Forum: Common Problems
Topic: Updater | Command Line | Multiple commands
Replies: 5
Views: 4985

Re: Updater | Command Line | Multiple commands

Thank you for your comprehensive response.

I am afraid I must be doing something else wrong as this is the result I get ...
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This results in a INVALID_COMMAND_LINE (hex: 0xE0000006 / decimal: -536870906) - The command line is not recognized. error.
by AquaComm
Thu Jul 22, 2021 2:37 am
Forum: Common Problems
Topic: Updater | Command Line | Multiple commands
Replies: 5
Views: 4985

Updater | Command Line | Multiple commands

I am trying to enable and set the logging level on the command line when running the updater as there seems to be no other way of configuring logging. If I run "/checknow" then it checks but without logging anything. I have tried all ways I can think of to get "/set loglevel Error|Debug /checknow" t...
by AquaComm
Fri Jul 02, 2021 1:30 am
Forum: Building Installers
Topic: Designing a Multi-Project Solution installer.
Replies: 9
Views: 9703

Re: Designing a Multi-Project Solution installer.

If you want to handle those DLL files separately, you can create a simple MSI package containing only those files and add it as a separate sub-installer. In this case it will only be downloaded and installed once and you can also update it separately. I have spent a considerable amount of time read...
by AquaComm
Mon Jun 28, 2021 1:05 am
Forum: Common Problems
Topic: Install files already on the Target machine to GAC
Replies: 1
Views: 4161

Install files already on the Target machine to GAC

I have read this old post https://www.advancedinstaller.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=649 and it has helped me already however being new to AI I am unsure how the following needs to be configured. A directory already exists on the Target Machine and it contains files that need to be installed into the ...
by AquaComm
Fri Jun 25, 2021 2:48 am
Forum: Building Installers
Topic: Designing a Multi-Project Solution installer.
Replies: 9
Views: 9703

Re: Designing a Multi-Project Solution installer.

Hi, Could you be kind enough to advise me how to have the "satellite" project's Start Menu links grouped in the Windows Start Menu - in your example aip "Suite Installation". The shortcuts from the Start Menu are always displayed under a single folder, subfolders are not allowed under those folders...
by AquaComm
Wed Jun 23, 2021 12:24 am
Forum: Building Installers
Topic: Designing a Multi-Project Solution installer.
Replies: 9
Views: 9703

Re: Designing a Multi-Project Solution installer.

Thank you for pointing this article out for me as well as your recommendations. One stumbling block I have is that each of the projects that make up the suit have a large number of references to the same dll's. These would add approx 20 meg to each projects aip. Ideally each aip would check for the...
by AquaComm
Sat Jun 19, 2021 1:02 am
Forum: Building Installers
Topic: Designing a Multi-Project Solution installer.
Replies: 9
Views: 9703

Re: Designing a Multi-Project Solution installer.

Note: I have figured the following issue out. For info only. Add a folder to the reference at Start Menu before [ProductName] Hi, Being a "suit" of projects i would consider it normal that each of those projects would be grouped together especially under the Windows Start Menu. This does not appear...
by AquaComm
Fri Jun 18, 2021 5:32 am
Forum: Common Problems
Topic: Remove watermark?
Replies: 4
Views: 3697

Re: Remove watermark?

Hi,

Here's a blank file to use..
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Watermark removed.
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by AquaComm
Fri Jun 18, 2021 1:37 am
Forum: Building Installers
Topic: Designing a Multi-Project Solution installer.
Replies: 9
Views: 9703

Re: Designing a Multi-Project Solution installer.

Thank you for pointing this article out for me as well as your recommendations. One stumbling block I have is that each of the projects that make up the suit have a large number of references to the same dll's. These would add approx 20 meg to each projects aip. Ideally each aip would check for the ...
by AquaComm
Wed Jun 16, 2021 2:49 am
Forum: Building Installers
Topic: Designing a Multi-Project Solution installer.
Replies: 9
Views: 9703

Designing a Multi-Project Solution installer.

Hi, I have a product that consists of 5 separate windows programs as well as a couple of windows services, a website and a couple of web API's. At present I use a competitor Installer but I am moving it to AI Unfortunately the process cannot be automated. The current installer is one monolith. I am ...
by AquaComm
Sun Jan 31, 2021 12:31 am
Forum: Building Installers
Topic: Creating a precondition for Win 10 Pro Version
Replies: 1
Views: 701

Creating a precondition for Win 10 Pro Version

Hi,

I need to restrict installation to machines running the Pro version of Windows 10. How do I do that please?

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