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Change Wix Product version number using NANT XmlPoke

build,wix,nant,wix3.9
I ran into this issue recently - when I try to replace the Wix Product version number using NANT XMLPOKE task, it returns the following error message "No matching nodes found". <xmlpoke file="..\Setup\abc.wxs" xpath="//Wix/Product[@Version]" value="${version.label}" > Initially I thought that this was an issue with XPATH statement that I wrote....

Package the .Net redistributable in my burn bootstrapper

wix,burn,wix3.9
I'm trying to package the .Net 4.5.2 redistributable into my burn application, by following the instructions on this page. But it fails to find the file in the temp burn location. According to the log burn tries to find the file here: [0A14:09C4][2015-05-12T16:48:52]w343: Prompt for source of package: NetFx452Redist, payload:...

Should a WiX web installer and stand-alone installer both show up in Add/Remove programs?

wix,wix3.9
We have two WiX installers that use our own BA. One installer gets all the packages from the web, while the other gets all the packages from the exe. We call them "Web" and "Full" installers. We have a case where a user might install one package from the web...

Issue faced during uninstall MSI using its Product Code in c#(DTF)

c#,windows-installer,dtf,wix3.9
I am creating a CustomBA which will replace the existing install shield Bootstrapper( I don't really know what it's called). We are installing the same number of MSI as the install shield use to do, so no problem in that. All the MSI entries in the ARP are removed, as...

WIX Installer - Unable to change and save the platform to 64 bit

visual-studio-2013,wix,windows-installer,wix3.9
IDE:- VS.NET 2013 (Update 2) WIX version used : 3.9 Windows service MSI :- I am unable to change the platform to x64 bit and save it. If i change it to x64 option and save the build properties and close the property window, then reopen the property window...

Wix Toolset install C++ 2010 Redistributable

wix,visual-c++-2010,wix3.8,wix3.9
I can integrate together on installation package Wix Toolset the installer Microsoft Visual C ++ 2010 redistributable? I tried this with a custom action, but it does not install if another installation is in progress. Someone would have any suggestions of how to do? Also another question. I can call...

Manually migrate feature states during upgrade

wix,wix3.9
We have a product for which the feature tree has changed considerably between versions, so the MigrateFeatures="yes" option on the UpgradeVersion element does not seem to work. How would I go about manually converting the old features to the new ones? Do I need a custom action, and if so,...

How can I avoid LGHT0306 when adding a very large file to a WiX Burn bootstrapper?

wix,burn,wix3.9
I am using WiX Burn 3.9 to create a bootstrapper (with a custom managed bootstrapper application for the UI). I'm building a tiny version of the bootstrapper (a couple of megabytes) that downloads dependencies as needed. I'm also building a version with all dependencies embedded, to support easy installation on...