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Setup Factory 7.0 Update (v18.104.22.168) Released
There is a new minor service release (v22.214.171.124) available for Setup Factory 7.0 that contains a bug fix related to the administrator check when UAC is disabled on Windows Vista. You can get the latest version by selecting Help > Check for Update from...
Setup Factory 7.0 is extremely powerful, yet it's also one of the easiest to use installer builders you can buy. It's this unique combination that has made Setup Factory the tool of choice for thousands of software developers worldwide!
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Setup Factory has been raising the bar for over a decade, and we're proud to announce that Setup Factory 7.0 is the most important release in years. It's fully compatible with all versions of Windows - from 95 through XP. We've improved the development environment to streamline your workflow and...
I am trying to allow users to choose their location and language before installing our application.
I do this by using a combo boxes screen...
2 choices, language and region...
Variables are %Combo01% and %Combo02%
We are updating one of our products, and are running an uninstall prior install. The original installer/uninstaller dates back to SUF 7.0.
The uninstall.exe crashes with an exception immediately on launch. This was tested extensively, so I know it used to work with the versions available then.
I am currently using SUF 7 and it works great...
... until I tried installing onto a DLI 8300 rugged tablet device. I double-click on setup icon and get a small tile with an icon and the word "Initialising..." which appears for about a second and then disappears. After this nothing else...
Several times it has been said that the action plug-ins for AMS50 can be used with SUF70. I wondered, what about the PopUP Menu plug in (Icy North)?
I had to try. - - Interesting! This adds another dimension to SUF70.
I'm going to make a simple utility to assist some customers finding it...
Tried searching for the anwer first, but didn't find it, so here goes:
What would it take to have SUF version 7 read an external file to set some session variables like %ProductVer% prior to showing the first install screen, so the setup session uses those variables?
My installation sets or changes registry entries at various places on host. I can try doing a GetValue or GetValueNames to retrieve the registry values. But if I want to backup a whole .reg file, say HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft.
Need help on taking backup of parts of...
I am really appreciated if some SU7.0 experts could help me figure out the following problem:
When launch the unintaller from control panel, the default removing files screen freezing somewhere when removing files brought by my installer. But i can tell it's running background since finally all...
Does anybody have a SQL 2005 Native Client dependency?
Or how would I check if it is already installed? That would be enough for the first shot.
How would I most rapidly create one if I never coded a setup before?
Is there a way that the "setup.exe", created by SUF 7.0, is able to determine the user's inactivity( system idle ) for certain amount of time?
Has anyone been successful in returning any return codes other than 0 when using Application.Exit and Applicaiton.ExitScript in SF7? I've also tried the trial version 8.2 and no luck.
No matter what I use, SetupFactory always returns a 0.
I've tried a variety of numbers with the same result,...
Can I / how can I detect whether a particular printer has been installed? I know the exact name of the printer.
Any help would be greatly appreciated - thanks.
I'm searching for a reliable way to detect if a target-system has a correct installed and enabled soundcard.
My setup requires this information at startup, otherwise I have to inform the user that installation will not work properly afterwards.
Any help is appreciated,
thx in advance...
SUF7 cannot reliably read the registry in 64bit os's
I thought I had a (aleit ugly) solution, which was to shell out to reg.exe and query values/trees and redirect it to a file.
I use Debug.Print() to put the exact command line I run in File.Run() if I copy/paste that debug output to a...
I am really hoping there is a way to do this in SF7. There was in Setup Factory 6.
I have a script which does 4 one of four different things, depending on user selection. One of the tasks does little more than write files to a network drive. It has no impact on the local computer...
When i build the image, it gives me a error messgae like:
Error 3018 can't add image file to the archive header ....
does anyone know what could cause this prob.?
Thanks in advance
I have created a setup for my application to run in both Windows 2000 and windows XP using SF7. The install works fine; however on the uninstall I get an error "Invalid uninstall control file" with the name of an uninstall xml file. I checked that this file exists, and that it is indeed...
I was experimenting with "Load from File" for my license agreement.
I created a file "c:\temp\license.htm"
I then started a new project, and selected "license" and selected "load from file" and "html" - used the browse button to find the file.
saved the project.
went back to the license...
When I run my new 7.0 setup.exe that is created by Setup factory the Name and Company fields have word Micorosoft in them on the User Information window. If I try to display the user info it is null and the below gives me and error message. Can someone explan what the issue is here? :huh
Trying to rename files on the destination system but can't make it work.
Here's what I'm using in the Post-install phase:
It's throwing up an error when I run...
We never upgraded from 6.0 to 7.0 because it looked like a lot of work to change our install settings. But I get an error when the 6.0 install exe runs on my Windows 7 system. See attached file for error.
So I am working on converting 6.0 now. I hope going to 8.0 will not be so much work.... any...
I need to install three Adobe OpenType (.otf) fonts on the target machine. So far as I can tell, the System.RegisterFont() function only works with TrueType (.ttf) fonts. What is the procedure for including these font installs in my installer?
I'm using Setup Factory 126.96.36.199 and I need to install some files into the following directories:
C:\Document Settings\User Name\Local Settings\ApplicationData\FileMaker\Extensions
Win XP......SF Ver 188.8.131.52
Problem – creating setup for FileMaker Pro V10 Solution
After creating a Setup (for a FileMaker Pro Runtime solution) and installing it, the Runtime will not start the program. However, after the program is installed, I can start the solution by clicking on the...
During the install process I try to register a DLL file and get "System Error # 998"
What is a "998 error" and how does one correct it.
Target Operating System is Windows 7.
From the Setup Factory 7 setup log...
I have been in touch with Indigo Rose Tech Support about this issue, but thought it may be helpful for other users that may encounter this problem.
SUF v184.108.40.206 IS registering the dll OK - but is outputting a SPURIOUS error message, "Failed to register COM (ActiveX) control".
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