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by ybe
Fri Jun 04, 2021 1:16 pm
Forum: Building Installers
Topic: Registry parameter settings
Replies: 4
Views: 5771

Re: Registry parameter settings

Here is the missing custom action image from the previous answer
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by ybe
Fri Jun 04, 2021 1:15 pm
Forum: Building Installers
Topic: Registry parameter settings
Replies: 4
Views: 5771

Re: Registry parameter settings

Hello Catalin, First of all thank you for the very nice and detailed answer, that made it very easy to follow. Just to be clear, I'm using Advanced Installer 17.0. The solution you've suggested works perfectly when I set the Registry Value to String > Replace existing value like in your example. How...
by ybe
Wed Jun 02, 2021 9:25 am
Forum: Building Installers
Topic: Registry parameter settings
Replies: 4
Views: 5771

Registry parameter settings

Hello I'm using Advanced Installer to install my application and I have set up registry for my application through Advanced Installer. I have a Key called 'Java' and it contains an Integer value called 'max memory'. The value of 'max memory' is set to '4000', which means that if it's changed, it wil...
by ybe
Mon Feb 22, 2021 11:22 am
Forum: Building Installers
Topic: Why does my Edit Box write every character into the log?
Replies: 1
Views: 692

Why does my Edit Box write every character into the log?

In my installer dialog, I have one Edit Box that for some reason prints every character to the install log. So if I simply enter "Hello" in that Edit Box it comes out as follows: MSI (c) (FC:7C) [11:25:05:838]: PROPERTY CHANGE: Modifying HOSTNAME property. Its current value is 'H'. Its new value: 'H...
by ybe
Mon Feb 22, 2021 11:18 am
Forum: Building Installers
Topic: Why is my password changed during silent installer?
Replies: 3
Views: 904

Re: Why is my password changed during silent installer?

I'm using Advanced Installer 17.0
by ybe
Mon Feb 15, 2021 1:31 pm
Forum: Building Installers
Topic: Why is my password changed during silent installer?
Replies: 3
Views: 904

Why is my password changed during silent installer?

When i try to run a silent installation of my application through PowerShell, I can see in the install log that Advanced Installer adds spaces in my password. I have a script with PowerShell commands through which I run the silent install. Before I pass the password parameter to the silent installer...
by ybe
Fri Feb 05, 2021 1:19 pm
Forum: Building Installers
Topic: Can I trigger a "CustomAction without sequence" from silent installer?
Replies: 1
Views: 622

Can I trigger a "CustomAction without sequence" from silent installer?

Hi I'm running a silent installer of my application. When I run the installation through UI, I have an important "CustomAction without sequence" attatched to one of my dialogs. This CustomActon is never triggered when running the silent installer. Is there any way to trigger this custom action throu...
by ybe
Tue Jan 26, 2021 10:28 am
Forum: Common Problems
Topic: Hidden properties logged in plain text when passed as CustomActionData
Replies: 9
Views: 4499

Re: Hidden properties logged in plain text when passed as CustomActionData

How do i add the "Set installer property" Custom Action to the "MsiHiddenProperties" property? I've tried for hours, but I've still not figured it out.

Note: MsiHiddenPrioperties does not exist in my Set installer property > Property.
by ybe
Mon Jan 25, 2021 4:54 pm
Forum: Building Installers
Topic: Hide password in install log
Replies: 3
Views: 842

Re: Hide password in install log

Okay, I didn't have the property in "Install Parameters", so I added it and enabled the "Hide property" option in the "Edit Property" dialog. The poperty however is still written into the log file..

MSI (c) (B4:C0) [17:12:22:021]: PROPERTY CHANGE: Adding PASSWORD_1 property. Its value is '12345678'.
by ybe
Mon Jan 25, 2021 3:49 pm
Forum: Building Installers
Topic: Hide password in install log
Replies: 3
Views: 842

Hide password in install log

Hi, have created an installer for my application with AI, and my issue is that the password is vissible in the log which is not good. I've looked around and found that i need to create a 'Set installer property' Custom Action and add it to MsiHiddenProperties.. How do I add the Custom Action to MsiH...
by ybe
Fri Oct 09, 2020 9:44 am
Forum: Common Problems
Topic: How do i preserve registry entries?
Replies: 1
Views: 456

How do i preserve registry entries?

Hello I know there is a lot of similar questions and I've read and followed all of them but i had no luck. I need help to preserve my registry keys when upgrading. I've tried to enable 'presistence' on its registry key and set the condition to 'OLDPRODUCTS', but it still removes it on upgrade. By th...

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