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Nested Installations

Nested Installations

Nested Installations


 I have an MSI which calls installation of other product which also is an MSI. Everything is working fine except that the second installation does not self heal.( If I remove files of the second product the second MSI does not do self repairing)

also the program in not running in the normal user profile.


RE: Nested Installations

In order for "Self-repairing" to work, you need to call it in some way, i.e. with a shortcut or a file association.
Also repairing is on component basis, which means you might not be able to remove any file and have automatic repair it. It need to be called.

RE: Nested Installations

On top of what mmv said... Make sure that it is an advertised shortcut. On the other hand, you can create a wisescript that does nothing but is an entry point into the app, and just make sure that it is called everytime. I would also suggest making sure that you put all the components of the nested app in one feature to assis self healing. This may lengthen the time it takes to heal, but at least it will always happen if something goes awry.


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