View Full Version : during repair, key files are not copied

12-10-2003, 09:29 AM

in my install project, my use repair as reinstall the whole project.
but this is functioning weird.

when i repair, key files are not reinstalled. i need to reinstall at least twice to copy some key files. but it does not recover all the key files.

i thought this key file is the "key" during repair and this should always be copied no matter what.

i think something is missing in my project and i can not find what that is. what am i missing here???

12-11-2003, 01:28 AM
HAve a look at your REINSTALL setttings.

If you key file needs repairing, then the files under this will be reparied or replaced.

Try running your isntall with log mode to see what is happening. ALso you can check the Windows Even Viewer for some details too.

12-11-2003, 02:16 PM
thanks for reply

but is there a setting for REINSTALL?? (are you talking about condition??)

where can i find this log mode option??

thank you

12-11-2003, 03:05 PM
Command Line Options (http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/msi/setup/command_line_options.asp).

12-12-2003, 09:35 AM
ok. i am using basic project and these are my conditions.

ReinstallMode omus Repair="1"
Reinstall Feature1 Repair="1"
Reinstall Feature2 Repair="1"
Reinstall Feature3 Repair="1"

it works fine but it fails to reinstall not all, but some key files.

12-13-2003, 04:27 AM
Your question may be involving. Perhaps, you want to use mySupport (http://mysupport.installshield.com/).

12-15-2003, 09:24 AM
thank you for reply

but how does this mysupport work???