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A nested installation is a type of Custom Action that installs or removes another .msi package (sometimes called the child MSI) from within a running installation (called the parent MSI). Properties of Nested Installs Nested installations do ...
Article by R-Vijay | 30 Oct 2007 | 8 comments
WiseCOMReg is a tool to find out the registry keys of individual components so that one can specifically remove these from the WSE or REG file which is included with Wise Installer. Further, this is a command-line tool and should probably be copied ...
Article by R-Vijay | 26 Oct 2007 | 0 comments
Installer 4.0, the latest version of the Windows Installer Service was released with Windows Vista. Most of the enhancements in MSI 4.0 are in relation to features found in Windows Vista or Longhorn, e.g. the integration with Restart Manager, ability to ...
Article by R-Vijay | 24 Oct 2007 | 2 comments
Many implementations of Out of Band Management contain phases or both deployment and functionality execution. If TLS (Transport Layer Security) is not chosen during the install, it must be enabled to be properly used within the environment. Incorrectly ...
Article by Joel Smith | 23 Oct 2007 | 1 comment
Altiris sent one of their crack documentation writers -- Seth Seppanen -- on-site to work in the trenches. Seth sat side-by-side with the software packaging team at one of the world's largest corporations and took notes. What were they ...
Article by sethseppanen | 23 Oct 2007 | 2 comments
Patches are usually updates for an application. A patch can contain few files with newer versions and executable which needs to be applied to an application. Patching an application can be done through any of the ways mentioned below. Installing the ...
Article by R-Vijay | 22 Oct 2007 | 2 comments
Before you create an installation for a .NET application you need to identify some key information in your application -- some of the info is hidden pretty deep. Here are some tips to help you find the info you need to succeed. Information Needed ...
Article by R-Vijay | 19 Oct 2007 | 2 comments
"LUA" is an acronym that variously refers to "Limited User Account", "Least-privileged User Account". A "LUA bug," refers to an application or a feature of an application, that works correctly when ...
Article by R-Vijay | 17 Oct 2007 | 0 comments
This error message is displayed by the Microsoft Windows Installer engine and is a general error code that indicates a problem occurred during the installation. Read on to learn how to sidestep this speed bump. The following is a ...
Article by R-Vijay | 15 Oct 2007 | 11 comments
Successful implementation of application virtualization starts with good packaging. Altiris Systems Engineer and packaging wizard Chris Berninger covers all the key concepts in this top notch combination of presentation and hands-on lab. We ...
Article by ChrisBern | 12 Oct 2007 | 8 comments