Re: [WiX-users] Advertised feature install starting

2007-11-08 Thread John Hall
John Hall wrote: However, this installing per-user on demand could be quite useful. I would like to install some files per-user as well as the registry entries. How do I make sure the files that need to be installed are available? That requires caching the

[WiX-users] How to invoke exe file

2007-11-08 Thread diwakar09
Hi, I am very new to wix, i am able to extract files from the .msi file to a specified location like c:\~--\temp. I have a text file and a exe file that will edit this text file as per the user input. Both the files are there in temp folder, after the installation, The problem that i am

[WiX-users] ClickThrough newbie question: How to use it ?

2007-11-08 Thread Crusty Applesniffer
Hello, I'm wondering how to use the ClickThrough feature. When I start the CT user interface, it asks me for a path to directory that contains your built isolated application My application is made of 3 services and 2 user interfaces (all is distributed through a .msi file built with Wix) What

Re: [WiX-users] cannot sign large .msi file

2007-11-08 Thread Shawn Edwards
Perfect. Thanks! On Nov 7, 2007 11:39 PM, Kelly Leahy [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: How about the last lines in this article: http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa387764.aspx See where it says: *Note* When signing an executable file that is larger than approximately 300 megabytes,

[WiX-users] Restoring a database from an mdf/ldf

2007-11-08 Thread Sajo Jacob
I have a scenario where I have to restore a database from an mdf/ldf on to the target machine during the installation which I was planning on accomplishing by : 1) Copying the mdf/ldf to a *MySoftware/Data* folder 2) Calling a sql script *AttachDB.sql* (using the SqlScript element)

[WiX-users] Hello ( Funds Management/Partnership Request )

2007-11-08 Thread Mr.William Smith
Hello, I am a Civil Lawyer. I have a Client that has Interest in Investing in Your Country, can You be of Assistance? I shall give Details when You Reply. Mr.William Smith - This SF.net email is sponsored by: Splunk

[WiX-users] Transparent bitmaps in UI

2007-11-08 Thread Markus Ewald
Hi! Does Windows Installer support any image formats with transparency? I tried using .pngs instead of .bmps, but the outcome was simply no bitmap being displayed at all :) What I'm trying to do is display some non-rectangular images in one of my dialogs. Here's what it looks like now, (notice

Re: [WiX-users] Custom Bootstrapper (install different drivers, acrobat reader)

2007-11-08 Thread John Vottero
I am able to use Visual Studio bootstrapper to install .NET other micosoft software. How can I modify it to install other exe files, such as sentinel.exe, AdobeReader.exe, I need to launch many different executables during my product install. This should help:

[WiX-users] Custom Bootstrapper (install different drivers, acrobat reader)

2007-11-08 Thread hina1703
I am able to use Visual Studio bootstrapper to install .NET other micosoft software. How can I modify it to install other exe files, such as sentinel.exe, AdobeReader.exe, I need to launch many different executables during my product install. Please advise. -- View this message in context:

[WiX-users] ICE60 with HPGLIM32.FLT

2007-11-08 Thread Nick
I'm getting an error that looks like this (new for WiX3, latest weekly build) C:\MFragment.xml(8) : warning LGHT1076 : ICE60: The file MCmdFile1000 is not a Font, and its version is not a companion file reference. It should have a language specified in the Language column. Ewhat??? The

Re: [WiX-users] wixpdb

2007-11-08 Thread Peter Marcu
It compares the files on disk and does a bitwise comparison of the files. If they are truly identical, it is smart enough to know. The CompareFiles method is also extensible if you implement a binder extension which would allow you to incorporate any additional smarts that you can infer based

Re: [WiX-users] New to WIX, trying to use VOTIVE 3.0 but can't get embedded CAB working properly

2007-11-08 Thread Peter Marcu
You don't need to create the cab yourself. WiX will do that for you. From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Lanteigne, Alan Sent: Thursday, November 08, 2007 9:56 AM To: wix-users@lists.sourceforge.net Subject: [WiX-users] New to WIX, trying to use VOTIVE 3.0 but can't get

[WiX-users] New to WIX, trying to use VOTIVE 3.0 but can't get embedded CAB working properly

2007-11-08 Thread Lanteigne, Alan
I'm trying to package up a C# application I've made. The final installer will need to set some registry keys, but for now I'm trying to just get simple file copying to work. I've created a CAB file containing the EXE and a few supporting files by using cabarc.exe: cabarc N product.cab

[WiX-users] wixpdb

2007-11-08 Thread Nick
When creating patches... Does the wixpdb method compare the binaries from the two .msi files? Or, does it compare the files as they are on the disk? (My preference is for using .msi files due to project archiving and other such things). If it compares the files as they are on the disk, is it

Re: [WiX-users] New to WIX, trying to use VOTIVE 3.0 but can't get embedded CAB working properly

2007-11-08 Thread Lanteigne, Alan
Oh, that's nice. That's working! Thanks, Alan From: Peter Marcu [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, November 08, 2007 1:05 PM To: Lanteigne, Alan; wix-users@lists.sourceforge.net Subject: RE: [WiX-users] New to WIX, trying to use VOTIVE

Re: [WiX-users] IIS issues during install/uninstall

2007-11-08 Thread Blair Murri
Updating the thread with more information. From: Pierson Lee (Volt) Sent: Thursday, November 08, 2007 3:23 PM To: Aaron Wiley; Blair Murri Cc: James Elder; Nick Horvath Subject: RE: IIS issues with MSI install I certainly can! Blair, The version I am using is: Votive 2005 - Windows Installer

Re: [WiX-users] ICE60 with HPGLIM32.FLT

2007-11-08 Thread Blair Murri
According to my interpretation of http://msdn2.microsoft.com/library/aa369003.aspx the file is not a font file, and yet the MsiGetFileVersion() api was able to retrieve a version but not a language value for that file (indicating that a language value was not found in a version resource that

[WiX-users] Latest requirements for building WiX 3?

2007-11-08 Thread Scott, James (TSG RD - Fort Collins)
Is the latest list of requirements for building WiX available somewhere? The web pages and the CHM files all still reference SDK 3790.1830, while the NAnt builds clearly expect the Vista SDK. Other not-so-obvious changes probably appear later. Thanks! James Scott

Re: [WiX-users] Latest requirements for building WiX 3?

2007-11-08 Thread Bob Arnson
Scott, James (TSG RD - Fort Collins) wrote: Is the latest list of requirements for building WiX available somewhere? The web pages and the CHM files all still reference SDK 3790.1830, while the NAnt builds clearly expect the Vista SDK. Other not-so-obvious changes probably appear later.

Re: [WiX-users] New to WIX, trying to get a UI to appear in my MSI

2007-11-08 Thread Bob Arnson
Lanteigne, Alan wrote: I got it from here: http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=105970package_id=16 http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=105970package_id=16, which was a link for Votive 3.0 download page on wix.sourceforge.net. I grabbed the

Re: [WiX-users] Transparent bitmaps in UI

2007-11-08 Thread Bob Arnson
Markus Ewald wrote: Does Windows Installer support any image formats with transparency? The only three formats MSI supports are BMP, JPEG, and ICO. Icons include transparency, but I don't think MSI supports high-color icons. -- sig://boB http://joyofsetup.com/

Re: [WiX-users] Advertised feature install starting

2007-11-08 Thread Bob Arnson
John Hall wrote: Is that something I would have to do manually, or is there an MSI mechanism? The former or both: MSI doesn't cache full MSIs, so that you have to do manually. If you run the install from the full copy and don't delete it, MSI will use it during source resolution. Otherwise,

Re: [WiX-users] WIX 3.0 toolset build problem.

2007-11-08 Thread Bob Arnson
Leo ... wrote: CreateProperty Value=$(DTOOLS)\inc\PlatformSDK\ Try upgrading your version of WiX. v3.0.3419.0 has the correct property value. -- sig://boB http://joyofsetup.com/ - This SF.net email is sponsored by:

Re: [WiX-users] How to Start a Service?

2007-11-08 Thread Richard.Foster
One of the other Richard's wrote: How do you know that your service starts properly at all? Since you're installing it, I assume that you've written and debugged it already, but you didn't say. A very common problem (which appears frequently on the mailing list) related to installation of

Re: [WiX-users] New to WIX, trying to get a UI to appear in my MSI

2007-11-08 Thread Lanteigne, Alan
I installed 3.2015, the latest votive installer I could find. Do you know of a newer one? Re-installing didn't help... From: Pierson Lee (Volt) [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, November 08, 2007 3:56 PM To: Lanteigne, Alan;

[WiX-users] New to WIX, trying to get a UI to appear in my MSI

2007-11-08 Thread Lanteigne, Alan
Hello, I have a product.wxs file properly defining where to place my program files via components in features and would like some kind of GUI to show up (Welcome, agreement, next, finish). Following a tutorial I found online, I added these two lines to the bottom of my product definition:

Re: [WiX-users] New to WIX, trying to get a UI to appear in my MSI

2007-11-08 Thread Lanteigne, Alan
Ok, after removing the old, installing the new (3502 from the link Bob gave me), I get The operation could not be completed. No such interface supported when I try to save a new WIX project. If I open my existing project, I get warned that it must be opened in the IDE and converted. The project

Re: [WiX-users] New to WIX, trying to get a UI to appear in my MSI

2007-11-08 Thread Blair Murri
Did you install the ProjectAggregator2.msi first? From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Lanteigne, Alan Sent: Thursday, November 08, 2007 5:26 PM To: Bob Arnson Cc: wix-users@lists.sourceforge.net Subject: Re: [WiX-users] New to WIX, trying to get a UI to appear in my MSI

Re: [WiX-users] New to WIX, trying to get a UI to appear in my MSI

2007-11-08 Thread Lanteigne, Alan
I got it from here: http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=105970package_id= 16, which was a link for Votive 3.0 download page on wix.sourceforge.net. I grabbed the newest votive msi. Alan From: Pierson Lee (Volt) [mailto:[EMAIL

Re: [WiX-users] New to WIX, trying to get a UI to appear in my MSI

2007-11-08 Thread Pierson Lee (Volt)
Are you getting it from wix.sourceforge.com? From: Lanteigne, Alan [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, November 08, 2007 1:22 PM To: Pierson Lee (Volt); wix-users@lists.sourceforge.net Subject: RE: New to WIX, trying to get a UI to appear in my MSI I installed 3.2015, the latest votive

Re: [WiX-users] How to Start a Service?

2007-11-08 Thread Richard
In article [EMAIL PROTECTED], ar [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Error 1923. Service 'foobar Service' (Foobar.exe) could not be installed. Verify that you have sufficient privileges to install system services. MSI (s) (18:E8) [10:42:57:784]: Product: Foobar 1.0 -- Error 1923. Service 'foobar

Re: [WiX-users] WIX 3.0 toolset build problem.

2007-11-08 Thread Leo ...
The OS is Windows Vista Business. Yes, there is a C:\Program Files\Microsoft SDKs\Windows\v6.0\Include directory. Clip from the WixBuild.Common.targets file: CreateProperty Value=$(DTOOLS)\inc\PlatformSDK\ Output TaskParameter=Value PropertyName=PlatformSdkIncludePath / /CreateProperty

Re: [WiX-users] New to WIX, trying to get a UI to appear in my MSI

2007-11-08 Thread Pierson Lee (Volt)
You have to add a reference to the WixUI component dll. From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Lanteigne, Alan Sent: Thursday, November 08, 2007 12:05 PM To: wix-users@lists.sourceforge.net Subject: [WiX-users] New to WIX, trying to get a UI to appear in my MSI Hello, I

Re: [WiX-users] New to WIX, trying to get a UI to appear in my MSI

2007-11-08 Thread Lanteigne, Alan
I sure did. I had previously installed an older version though. Does removing WIX also remove whatever the ProjectAggregator brought in? Alan From: Blair Murri [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, November 08, 2007 8:39 PM To: Lanteigne, Alan; Bob

Re: [WiX-users] New to WIX, trying to get a UI to appear in my MSI

2007-11-08 Thread Pierson Lee (Volt)
No. sounds like a bad dll? Weird. You installed the latest version of Votive? Maybe try and reinstall it... From: Lanteigne, Alan [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, November 08, 2007 12:48 PM To: Pierson Lee (Volt); wix-users@lists.sourceforge.net Subject: RE: New to WIX, trying to get a

Re: [WiX-users] How to Start a Service?

2007-11-08 Thread ar
we have a setup.exe to install our product. If I install using setup.exe I am able to see the sevice running I am using the same Exe for my .msi . I think there is no problem with the exe. If you have some sample service shall you please share it with me. I appreciate your help. Thanks.

Re: [WiX-users] How to Start a Service?

2007-11-08 Thread Richard
In article [EMAIL PROTECTED], ar [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I am using the same Exe for my .msi . I think there is no problem with the exe. OK, then it comes down to whether or not you are referencing everything in the ServiceInstall properly. I've used MSIs to install and manipulate

Re: [WiX-users] using fragment files with VisualStudio

2007-11-08 Thread Bob Arnson
Albert Shamsiyan wrote: Looking for comfortable way to add to my Wix solution, is there a way other than creating them as new project and adding it to the solution? You can add .wxs files to an existing project. -- sig://boB http://joyofsetup.com/

Re: [WiX-users] Transparent bitmaps in UI

2007-11-08 Thread Jim Williams
Another hackneyed solution would be to edit the images and color the background the same as the background color of the installer dialog. I did this for one of our bitmaps and it gives the affect you want without needing transparency support. Jim -Original Message- From: [EMAIL