From MSI to WiX

Русская версия здесь.   This is a series of articles on building installation packages using WiX. From MSI to WiX, Part 1 – Required properties From MSI to WiX, Part 2 – ARP support From MSI to WiX, Part 3 – Launch Conditions and Application Search From MSI to WiX, Part 4 – Features and Components…

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From MSI to WiX, Part 2 – ARP support

The main page for the series is here.   Adding Add/Remove Program (ARP) support Subset of properties stored in the Property table defines the information operating system will show in Add/Remove Program Control Panel applet for the installed application.    Here is the list of ARP-related properties: ARPCOMMENTS ARPCONTACT ARPPRODUCTICON ARPHELPLINK ARPREADME ARPURLINFOABOUT ARPURLUPDATEINFO ARPHELPTELEPHONE ARPAUTHORIZEDCDFPREFIX ARPSIZE…

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From MSI to WiX, Part 1 – Required properties

The main page for the series is here. Русская версия здесь.   Introduction  Today I will start a series of posts about creating an MSI installation package using WiX.  The goal here is to show what is omitted from the WiX documentation and explain not just what needs to be done in WiX, but also – why. …

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