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by vsb16
Tue Aug 24, 2021 12:58 pm
Forum: Common Problems
Topic: Don't modify installed files on MSI Repair Option
Replies: 19
Views: 18575

Re: Don't modify installed files on MSI Repair Option

Hello Catalin, Thanks for your help. I had already tried "Set persistent property" approach & it works fine for the empty AI properties. But below test case won't work- 1)Set AI properties as persistent which are taken through UI. 2)Let PORT_NUMBER is my empty AI property whose value set to 1234 dur...
by vsb16
Wed Aug 11, 2021 12:53 pm
Forum: Common Problems
Topic: Don't modify installed files on MSI Repair Option
Replies: 19
Views: 18575

Re: Don't modify installed files on MSI Repair Option

Hello Catalin,

We have a very high priority for MSI Repair issue. Please reply as soon as possible.

Thanks & Best Regards,
Vishal
by vsb16
Wed Aug 04, 2021 7:30 am
Forum: Common Problems
Topic: Don't modify installed files on MSI Repair Option
Replies: 19
Views: 18575

Re: Don't modify installed files on MSI Repair Option

Hello Catalin, Firstly please accept my apologies for delay in reply. As you suggested, I have created sample AIP project similar to our existing project. You can go through AIP project which generates xml file to save needed data, dumps some dll in installation directory & has XML search which we r...
by vsb16
Mon Jul 12, 2021 8:14 am
Forum: Common Problems
Topic: Don't modify installed files on MSI Repair Option
Replies: 19
Views: 18575

Re: Don't modify installed files on MSI Repair Option

Hello Catalin, Thanks for your help. Perhaps an XML search would do the trick here, if the XML is where the correct values are at. We have implemented the XML search & it works fine for Modify & Upgrade. . But after Repair configuration file changes as mentioned in previous posts. AI properties whic...
by vsb16
Wed Jun 16, 2021 10:18 am
Forum: Common Problems
Topic: Show custom message box on MSI Repair
Replies: 1
Views: 4671

Show custom message box on MSI Repair

Hello, I want to show a custom message box on MSI Repair for following cases. 1.Maintenace Dialog Repair Button 2.When we right click installed MSI, It has Repair option. The message box would be something like "Application is all ready installed" and further repair actions should be avoided. (i.e. ...
by vsb16
Wed Jun 16, 2021 9:59 am
Forum: Common Problems
Topic: Don't modify installed files on MSI Repair Option
Replies: 19
Views: 18575

Re: Don't modify installed files on MSI Repair Option

Hello Catalin, Thanks for your help. I have tested this just now with a registry search and a messagebox custom action (that executes only on Maintenance) that outputs the result of the search and it worked as expected during a Repair operation. Have you tried both cases of repair(i.e Maintenance dl...
by vsb16
Wed Jun 09, 2021 1:20 pm
Forum: Common Problems
Topic: Don't modify installed files on MSI Repair Option
Replies: 19
Views: 18575

Re: Don't modify installed files on MSI Repair Option

Hello Catalin, Thanks for your help. I have marked required AI properties as persistent. 1.During the first time install properties are saved to xml and registry. Repair will work fine and configuration would be same as before. 2.But what if user has modified the xml nodes manually. Now AI variable ...
by vsb16
Mon Jun 07, 2021 11:02 am
Forum: Common Problems
Topic: Don't modify installed files on MSI Repair Option
Replies: 19
Views: 18575

Re: Don't modify installed files on MSI Repair Option

Hello Catalin, Thanks for your reply. I have investigated on our AI project, I found that we were having two xml file in Files and Folders -> Application Folder with same name. 1.XML File (Windows Installer) and 2.XML File ( XML Configuration File ) (We have added this xml and kept default data simi...
by vsb16
Mon May 31, 2021 6:06 am
Forum: Common Problems
Topic: Don't modify installed files on MSI Repair Option
Replies: 19
Views: 18575

Re: Don't modify installed files on MSI Repair Option

Hello Catalin, Thanks for the reply. I have tested the sample project you provided. It is working as expected. But we are using configuration file having nodes like <appSettings> <add key="Name" value="Vishal" /> </appSettings> And we are setting node properties in Attributes Tab I have tested same ...
by vsb16
Tue May 25, 2021 6:32 am
Forum: Common Problems
Topic: Don't modify installed files on MSI Repair Option
Replies: 19
Views: 18575

Re: Don't modify installed files on MSI Repair Option

Hello Catalin, Thanks for reply. As you suggested, I have unchecked "If the element is found" checkbox for required nodes and these nodes did not modify on MSI Repair. But these nodes are taking default values mentioned in xml configuration file irrespective of values provided at the time of install...
by vsb16
Tue May 18, 2021 5:30 am
Forum: Common Problems
Topic: Don't modify installed files on MSI Repair Option
Replies: 19
Views: 18575

Don't modify installed files on MSI Repair Option

Hello, We are installing a service through MSI. While installing MSI, data needed for service is saved to xml configuration file. When user selects repair, previously saved data in configuration files gets modified. We don't want modify any configuration file data on repair. Is there any solution fo...

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