Advanced Installer 11.8 Release Notes

On January 28th, 2015 Caphyon Ltd. is proud to announce the release of Advanced Installer 11.8 in Free, Professional, Enterprise and Architect editions. This release is available for download on the Advanced Installer website.

The 11.8 release simplifies browsing for IIS websites and application pools. It also brings major enhancements in our virtualization support, with the new ability to import App-V 5.0 packages.

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New features
  • Repackager ability to processes COM registry entries in Windows Installer format
  • Support for loading JavaFX apps that launch using helper class main method
  • Default programs in App-V packages
  • Improved COM support for App-V 5.0 packages
  • Updated the list with OSs supported by AppV 5.0
  • Support "Allow virtual applications full write permissions..." option for App-V 5.0 SP2 HF4 or later
  • "Run As Admin" option for EXE patches
  • "Move to existing component" option in Organization page
  • Showing printer setup dialog when printing License Agreements
  • Removed redundant option groups from Updater configuration dialog
  • Updated "Apache Tomcat 6.0" prerequisite to latest version 6.0.43
  • Updated "Apache Tomcat 8.0" prerequisite to latest version 8.0.17
  • Updated "Adobe AIR" prerequisite to latest version 16
  • Updated "Adobe Flash Player 13 ESR" prerequisite to latest version
  • Updated "Adobe Reader XI" prerequisite to latest version 11.0.10
  • Updated "MySQL Server" prerequisites to latest version 5.5.41
  • Updated "Silverlight 5" prerequisites to latest version (KB2977218)
Bug fixes
  • Service "Failure Operation" failed on uninstall under specific circumstances
  • Fixed functionality issue concerning "StartMenuShortcutsDlg" and "InstallTypeDlg" dialogs when switching between per-user installation and per-machine installation
  • Build caching deleted CAB files
  • Fixed crash when switching theme on projects having Repository dialogs containing Custom Actions with data setters
  • "Extract registration info from native library" option remained checked even when choosing not to elevate ComExtractor.exe tool
  • COM registration registry entries were incompletely extracted by Advanced Installer
  • Text from progress while installing prerequisites was wrong
  • Visual Studio extension stored the Advanced Installer installation path hardcoded in the project
  • Visual Studio Extension 11.6.3 crashed when adding/removing project outputs
  • Eclipse Workspace Import failed on workspaces created with latest eclipse versions