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How to run msiexec with UAC turned on

I am running Windows 7 as a user with Administrator privileges, but I need an answer that works for Vista as well.. I'm trying to work out how to configure our product so that it can be installed ...
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How to print General Information or metadata of InstallShield ISM file

How can I print the same metadata shown in General Information tab of InstallShield on an existing *.ism file? I would like to output this information into a text file for human readability and ...
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Sample file not installed in another user account's personal folder

I work on an install team that uses InstallShield. I have a component that has a sample XML file set as a key file that is to be installed on a user's machine in their personal folder. When installing ...
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“Warning: Could not delete locked file” when running InstallShield Wizard

I am trying to run an uninstall script that is based on the InstallShield Wizard. but at the end of the installation I get: "The InstallShield Wizard has successfully uninstalled BlaTest. Choose ...
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Installshield 12 searching for VS Enterprise 2003 CD when building?

So I've just inherited an Installshield 12 project that builds out a project of ours. In Application Data: Objects I have Dependencies including: Microsoft XML Files: XML 3.0 Files: New Merge Module ...
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how to change program name in setup UAC with installshield

I am trying to create a setup.exe using limited edition of Installshield, but I am not able to change the program name show in the user account control form. However when I uninstall, the program ...
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Reboot on Installation

We create an installation package for our product using InstallShield. We've recently upgraded to IS 2011. Now, our setup calls for a reboot after installation, but only on Windows Vista. Windows 7 ...
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Sid Meier's Pirates! Won't install on Windows 7

So I broke out this game the other day, blew the dust off of it, and popped into my PC's cup holder eagerly anticipating the epic pirating that was soon to commence. Imagine my disappointment when the ...
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DuplicateFile table ignored during MSI execution

I have built an MSI in Installshield and I wish to copy some files from one location to another as part of the installation process. As the files I want copied on the target machine are files being ...
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How to get the information about installer version of executable?

I have such a question: lets assume I downloaded an executable program, for example: Opera.exe or OpenOffice.org or SomeWifiDriver.msi. I found out that any program can be created mostly with such ...
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Printer driver installer fails on Windows XP. How to diagnose?

I have a printer driver which I'm trying to install on a Windows XP workstation. The installer runs, then suddenly crashes. I can find no error dialog or log file or system event record to tell me ...
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InstallShield 12 Installer crashes

I am trying to install our application on a customer's Windows 7 Enterprise workstation and having the following problem: The installer always crashes when it is being run, there is no popup to alert ...
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Installshield custom command line

I have inherited an Installshield Developer 8.0 project that is configured to install a shortcut of the application to the Desktop. A user of this software would like a command line option added to ...
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How to modify InstallShield script(s) to install Win XP 32-bit app on Win 7 64-bit

I have a relatively large (~ 17 components) application that has been running on Win XP 32-bit. I need to modify the InstallShield install script(s) to allow it to be installed on Win 7 32-bit and/or ...
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Extract InstallSHIELD's CAB files when there is no HDR files?

layout.bin setup.lid _sys1.cab _user1.cab DATA.TAG data1.cab SETUP.INI setup.ins _INST32I.EX_ SETUP.EXE _ISDEL.EXE _SETUP.DLL lang.dat os.dat I want to extract an InstallSHIELD's 5 install package ...
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Error 1935 (image included)

I'm having an issue where the Error 1935 comes up every time I try to install Adobe, Open Office, AutoDesk, or anything that uses InstallShield. This has gotten too intrusive to ignore for any longer. ...
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InstallShield or Windows installer corrupted

Just recently I've been unable to install any software on my Windows 7 machine. Anything that uses InstallShield or the Windows installer will just hang or give a weird error. I noticed there will be ...
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Need a generic uninstaller

I have a Windows program originally installed with InstallShield. However, they seem to have neglected to add an uninstaller, so all I have is a setup log (ini format). Is there a generic ...
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How to extract an InstallShield Cabinet file?

I need to extract the contents of an InstallShield Cabinet file (.cab). What tools should I use for the job?
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Unable to create installdriver instance

When trying to install a program called "AV Grabber", I get the following error message. unable to create installdriver instance Product name is: EZ Grabber Right click on the executable 7.1.79.0 I ...
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Setup fails to run from CD-ROM but works from hard drive

I have an installation package created in Installshield. When trying to run it in Windows 7, if I copy the files to the hard drive or run them from a network drive, the install runs fine. If I burn ...
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Is it possible to uninstall minor upgrade?

I know that it is possible to uninstall a patch and there by bringing the application to a previous state that existed before installaion of this patch. Is this possible to uninstall a 'Minor ...