Advanced Installer 11.7 Release Notes

On December 16th, 2014 Caphyon Ltd. is proud to announce the release of Advanced Installer 11.7 in Free, Professional, Java, Enterprise and Architect editions. This release is available for download on the Advanced Installer website.

The 11.7 release simplifies browsing for SQL servers and databases, also integrating the custom UI required for SQL connections.

SQL Browse

The new SQL browsing support has been completely rewritten, presenting you all the options in a beautiful and easy to use GUI, without hiding your choices in hard to locate and understand published events.

New features

  • Support for editing advanced VMware ThinApp options
  • New streamlined user interface for easily configuring browsing for SQL servers and databases
  • Support for building UNICODE Updates Configuration files

Enhancements

  • Showing registry based AppIDs in COM view
  • Support to extract TLB info from EXE
  • Specific error message when Repackager profile cannot be loaded because it was edited with a newer version of Advanced Installer
  • Specific exit code for Advanced Installer CLI when no floating license is available
  • Updater command line to set proxy server credentials
  • Added current feature control in Updater page ribbon
  • Saving temporary state of a view when closing Advanced Installer
  • Replaced the non-intuitive “Default value” attribute for “CheckBox” and “ImageCheckBox” controls with the “Selected” attribute

Bug fixes

  • Better control defaults to avoid ICE34 error (Radio Buttons)
  • Fixed bug when switching themes on projects having Repository dialogs containing Custom Actions with data setters
  • When adding a feature-based prerequisite using Advanced Installer command line, the package type was set to EXE
  • Setup process hanged after installation when using “Install MSI as minor upgrade” and “Enhanced User Interface” options
  • “View Readme file” and “Launch Application” finish actions failed if the path was manually changed on the “InstallDlg” dialog
  • Patch didn't run when using Surface theme
  • Fixed crash on “Select Installation folder dialog” when importing WiX project with Advanced Installer in trial
  • Fixed crash when updating custom action data followed by project reload
  • “Automatically pin to taskbar” shortcut option was not updated in UI when editing an MSI
  • Fixed error on InstallShield MSI import when project contained IIS websites
  • “Display MessageBox” predefined custom action Hebrew/Arabic checkbox could not be saved
  • Could not select “Installer” section from start page by using right scroll
  • 64-bit ODBC DSNs were installed in the 32-bit registry location
  • Resolved COM entries conflict when importing REG files
  • The "/ImportRegFile" command didn't import empty registry keys from a registry file
  • Fixed crash when loading an AIP with files that have “Extract reg info...” option with synchronization enabled
  • “Extract registration info from native library” option extracted an invalid registry key
  • “Exclude Subfolders” option available for folder synchronization was getting unchecked
  • Showing "Software up to date" message when connection to network path fails
  • The Updater didn't support FTP paths in Advanced Installer GUI
  • Updater credential dialog prompt ended when the same user name and password were entered in sequence
  • Fixed an incorrectly formatted information regarding proxy authentication in the Updater and Setup credential dialogs
  • Fixed manifest file path registration in Office Add-in installations