KNOWN ISSUE: Can't change an application source path using Windows Installer Source Path Wizard

Article:TECH18629  |  Created: 2006-09-07  |  Updated: 2007-04-04  |  Article URL
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An Application Management task which is generated by Windows Installer Source Path Wizard goes into an infinite loop and can't change an application's source. This problem occurs only in a Japanese environment.

Windows Installer Source Path Wizard generates a change task with wrong arguments. In a Japanese environment, wrong arguments in Japanese are passed the generated task as shown Fig-1 (attached to this article). Fig-2 is in case of English environment, is generated a task with proper arguments (Yes/No Scan).


Server : Windows Server 2003* Std. Edition  Japanese Language
Application Management Solution 6.0.1098




Workaround: Modify the wrong command line arguments of the Windows Installer agent package on the Configuration tab.

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