Advanced Installer 11.3 Release Notes

On June 17th, 2014 Caphyon Ltd. is proud to announce the release of Advanced Installer 11.3 in Free, Professional, Enterprise and Architect editions. This release is available for download on the Advanced Installer website.

The 11.3 release upgrades our SCCM Deployment for Software & Applications support with the ability to deploy App-V packages to SCCM and to deploy setups as SCCM applications.

Also new is the ability to deploy SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) reports.

New features
  • Support for deploying setups as SCCM applications for SCCM 2012
  • Support for deploying App-V packages to SCCM
  • Support for deploying “SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS)” reports
  • “Quick Selection List” control
  • Predefined prerequisites for “.NET Framework 4.5.2”
  • Predefined prerequisites for “Adobe Flash Player 13”
  • Predefined prerequisites for “Java SE 7 and 8”
  • Predefined prerequisites for “SQL Server Express 2014”
  • Predefined prerequisites for “SQL Server ODBC Driver 11”
  • Predefined prerequisite for “Microsoft Silverlight 5 64-bit”
  • Predefined launch conditions for “Windows 8.1”
  • Predefined launch conditions for “.NET Framework 4.5.2”
  • Predefined search for “Internet Explorer 11”
  • Cleanup properties left in the project after modifying launch conditions
  • Verify internet connection before checking for updates
  • Simplified Updater Wizard
  • Using real-time Registry Filter in Repackager
  • Improved response time when no internet connection is found
  • “Apply permissions to all subfolders” option is used to remove permissions from subfolders as well
  • Don't reboot the machine when canceling non-mandatory MSI prerequisite installations, even if always reboot option is enabled
  • URL encoded characters are now used for “Open URL” custom action
  • Prevent launching the MSI directly when using a theme that requires the bootstrapper
  • Browse folder dialog keeps its last position on screen
  • Exposed the AI_BUILD_NAME property
  • Extracting ICO files from MSI
  • Updated several prerequisites regarding supported Windows versions, size and MD5 signature verification, correct install conditions and parameters for silent installation
  • Updated all “Adobe” prerequisites: “Adobe AIR 13”, “Adobe Reader 8/9/10/XI”
  • Updated “Microsoft Silverlight” prerequisites
  • Updated all “Java SE JDK/JRE 6” prerequisites
  • Added size and MD5 signature to all predefined prerequisites that can be used for online installation
Bug fixes
  • Fixed “.NET Framework 4.5.1” launch condition
  • SQL Scripts folder lost its settings after adding a new script
  • Fixed unexpected error during ThinApp build
  • Folder Path not copied correctly when copy-pasting INI Search
  • The “Uninstall a package with the same version” option was not using the same UI level as the parent EXE installation
  • Message about running two installer instances was not localized
  • 64-bit package types now install registry entries in the 64-bit portion of the registry by default
  • Registry file import didn't work for HKEY_CURRENT_USER, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE, HKEY_USERS and HKEY_CURRENT_CONFIG registry hives
  • When a chained package installation failed the ExitDialog was still displayed by the main package
  • Fixed extraction of COM data from DLL error
  • Control Panel Applets page context menu was not working
  • Advanced Installer was not responding when “Move To Feature...” option was used for a synchronized application folder
  • Fixed “/i <prod_code>” multiple instances command line error
  • Service failure operations field not loaded properly
  • Fixed Windows Installer bug related to non-working installers with service failure operations set to restart machine or service
  • Quick Selection Tree localization identifier text is missing from Neutral and English translations
  • Translated text on multiple instances dialog
  • The MSI size was too big when adding MSMs in a multilingual mixed package
  • HTTP Content-Length header was not correctly computed causing ModSecurity firewall to issue HTTP403 error
  • Updater hanged after installing updates package archived with LZMA
  • Repackager wizard crashed when there were no Hyper-V virtual machines on the local computer
  • Fixed download link for “Apache Tomcat” prerequisites (old versions are no longer available for download)
  • Change package type back to Feature-based for all SQLEXPR prerequisites up to 2008R2 SP1