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by nalse
Thu May 23, 2024 8:34 pm
Forum: Common Problems
Topic: Windows Listed Installer Size Doubles After Upgrade
Replies: 1
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Windows Listed Installer Size Doubles After Upgrade

In Control Panel -> Programs and Features , Windows displays our application as 12.4MB for a fresh install. However, upgrading to the next version shows 27.5MB, despite the installer size and the application size not really changing. Additionally, performing a fresh install of the updated version sh...
by nalse
Wed Oct 05, 2022 5:58 pm
Forum: Common Problems
Topic: Exclude the Product Version from The Windows Installer Registry Key & Uninstall Another Program That Does Not Use .MSI
Replies: 8
Views: 10649
 
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Re: Exclude the Product Version from The Windows Installer Registry Key & Uninstall Another Program That Does Not Use .M

Hello Catalin, All of the existing download links I could provide are not ones readily accessible by the public, and I am unsure where I could upload these files privately for AI's support to download. That being said, I believe I have found a satisfactory workaround: I can run our old .EXE installe...
by nalse
Fri Sep 30, 2022 5:43 pm
Forum: Common Problems
Topic: Exclude the Product Version from The Windows Installer Registry Key & Uninstall Another Program That Does Not Use .MSI
Replies: 8
Views: 10649
 
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Re: Exclude the Product Version from The Windows Installer Registry Key & Uninstall Another Program That Does Not Use .M

Hello Catalin, Thank you for the reply. I have read through your post, and unfortunately, neither of my questions has been resolved yet. I will start with your response to my second question first because the workaround I have in place to solve this issue is not fit for deployment and thus requires ...
by nalse
Wed Sep 28, 2022 9:09 pm
Forum: Common Problems
Topic: Exclude the Product Version from The Windows Installer Registry Key & Uninstall Another Program That Does Not Use .MSI
Replies: 8
Views: 10649
 
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Re: Exclude the Product Version from The Windows Installer Registry Key & Uninstall Another Program That Does Not Use .M

Another follow-up: I have discovered a far-less-than-ideal workaround for uninstalling installations of our program that use our old installer. It involves using a .bat file as a pre-requisite per this thread: https://www.advancedinstaller.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=33947 This is less than ideal bec...
by nalse
Wed Sep 28, 2022 4:32 pm
Forum: Common Problems
Topic: Exclude the Product Version from The Windows Installer Registry Key & Uninstall Another Program That Does Not Use .MSI
Replies: 8
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Re: Exclude the Product Version from The Windows Installer Registry Key & Uninstall Another Program That Does Not Use .M

For the time being, I have found a workaround to my first question. We write values into a registry key dedicated to our program, so all I have to do is write the product code into that registry key under a new value and use that value to find the uninstall string when it's needed later. I do not fi...
by nalse
Tue Sep 27, 2022 5:10 pm
Forum: Common Problems
Topic: Exclude the Product Version from The Windows Installer Registry Key & Uninstall Another Program That Does Not Use .MSI
Replies: 8
Views: 10649
 
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Exclude the Product Version from The Windows Installer Registry Key & Uninstall Another Program That Does Not Use .MSI

Hello, My company has decided to swap our product's installer from InstallAware to Advanced Installer. For the most part, I have enjoyed my time with Advanced Installer despite having to start from scratch--indeed, the support given by the employees on this board has been instrumental to the rate of...

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