Advanced Installer 8.7 Release Notes

On November 29th, 2011 Caphyon Ltd. is proud to announce the release of Advanced Installer 8.7 in Free, Professional, Enterprise and Architect editions. This release is available for download on the Advanced Installer website.

The 8.7 release brings full support for Software Identification Tag by implementing the ISO 19770-2 standard. The easiest way to make sure your software products are in compliance.

Advanced Installer's powerful Enhanced User Interface gains a Tab Host control, in addition to HTML Host and other native controls.

Also new are the ability to specify dependencies for your App-V packages, predefined searches for various 32 and 64-bit Internet Explorer versions and many more.

New features
  • Software Identification in accordance with ISO/IEC 19770-2:2009
  • App-V package dependencies
  • Tab Host control in enhanced user interface
  • Internet Explorer predefined searches
  • "Log on as a service" policy support
  • Synchronization support for licensing module
  • Synchronization support for Java Products
  • Close 64-bit applications from 32-bit updater
  • Resume installation after a prerequisite reboot
  • Share control events between all Install buttons in a theme
  • Skip global prerequisites when testing installation UI
Bug fixes
  • Error when building a project which contains text file updates
  • Floating license server reported license expiration date in an incorrect format
  • Error when saving a project which contained only a library
  • Error in Themes page after enabling virtual machine launch condition
  • Spring theme crashed on Windows 8 Developer Preview
  • Error when right-clicking a merge module
  • Error when copying dialog controls with indirect image references
  • Enhanced UI packages did not work on Windows 2000
  • PublicDocumentsFolder property was not resolved in Search page
  • Unicode updater did not close applications automatically
  • Feature-based prerequisites did not remove their features when changed to global
  • System Library path for a Java Product was not saved when using an environment variable
  • Version registry entries were not removed when disabling Windows Installer information override
  • Driver components had an incorrect install condition when the drivers did not contain PE files
  • Duplicate initialization control events were allowed on the same dialog
  • Edit custom action parameters dialog used quotes for files and folders added in custom action data
  • Validation issues pane was not displayed correctly
  • Some installation packages failed on Windows 9x
  • Reboot was suppressed when using enhanced UI
  • Advanced Installer Visual Studio extension saved unused data in the project file
  • Auto-register synchronization settings were not saved when editing multiple files
  • Some SharePoint information was not removed when deleting all solutions
  • References were not displayed when deleting a Java Product
  • Rename option did not work for VSIX files