Advanced Installer 13.3 Release Notes

On October 31st, 2016 Caphyon Ltd. is proud to announce the release of Advanced Installer 13.3 in Free, Professional, Java, Enterprise and Architect editions. This release is available for download on the Advanced Installer website.

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The latest release of Advanced Installer brings you support to package NanoServer (WSA) applications directly from your existing projects. If you don't have a project, you can create one for any installer you have, using our converter, as shown below.


We're not done, many more improvements to support the latest Windows Server 2016 were included too, along the with usual tweaking around the existing features from Advanced Installer.

New features

Enhancements

  • Exporting registry files
  • SQL Scripts and SQL Queries support in MSM projects
  • Support for importing App-V 4.6 packages from command line
  • Logging for "Set Log on as a service policy for selected username" option from Services page
  • Support to detect circle dependencies when scanning EXE/DLL files
  • New rule in MSI Conflicts Detector tool: "Check for files that can be replaced with a merge module"
  • Updated "Java 8" prerequisites to latest version 8u111
  • UWP
  • Support "TargetFamily" per UWP build
  • Extracting high resolution icons from EXE files for UWP packages
  • TweakAppV / App-V CLI editor
  • Adding script files to App-V 5 packages
  • Updating existing files in App-V packages
  • Updating App-V package version

Bug fixes

  • Build broke if special characters were used for SQL connections and script names
  • CAT files from WinSxS assemblies were not captured when repackaging with Process Monitor activated
  • Launch condition failed for App-V packages after Windows 10 Anniversary Update
  • [ Cancel ], [ Try Again ] and [ Continue ] buttons always displayed [ OK ] when using MessageBox predefined custom action
  • Registry key removal operation failed
  • Advanced Installer Extension for Visual Studio
  • Duplicate files were allowed in Files and Folders page
  • Now maintaining project folder structure after output detection
  • Updater
  • Pre-install updater was reset when saving the project from Prerequisites page
  • Dependent update got installed even if its dependency failed
  • Prerequisites
  • Custom EXE search for feature-based prerequisites was executed twice when Enhanced UI was activated
  • AI_MISSING_PREREQS property was not set when skipping a pre-install prerequisite on install
  • Feature-based prerequisites were installed on OSs that were not checked in the "Supported Windows Versions" list
  • UAC dialog for a second Framework prerequisite did not appear when cancelling the first one