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NewsArchive
09-18-1997, 12:00 AM
[I have previously posted this in other groups
(installshield.is3.objects) but was directed to here....]

Folks,

We are distributing a large 32-bit NT 4.0 Only system on Service
Pack
3-based machines composed of mainly COM and MFC components. This we
have have managed, including the redistribution of ADO, MFC, ATL,
RogueWave, ActiveX and friends.

Unfortunately I have been stumped in my attempts to deploy a VB
5 app.
The VB app in question uses RDO, and ActiveX DocObjects. In addition it
uses the following OCXs: COMCTL32, DBGRID32, MSINET.

For the DocObjects and friends, I have made it a prerequisite to
have
IE 3.02 Installed. -- As far as I can see this is the only legaly
proper way of redistributing full Visual Basic DocObject (VBD) support.
The SetupWizard even gets its own knickers in a twist by attempting to
replace SHDOCVW -- a pretty tough assignment :) Any ideas ? Is it
possible.

I have attempted to duplicate what the VB Setup Wizard does with
little
success. I am copying the same files as the SetupWiz does but cannot
get it to work. The symptoms are an error message "Unknown Error" on
application startup. This is obviously quite difficult to debug as
installing VB 5 will obviously invalidate pretty much all of the test…

I have copied all the HKCR\Licenses keys from the VB Dev machine
in
order to eliminate that as a possible cause.

Now I consider myself stumped. What have I missed out on ... ?
I have
made a brief attempt to look thru the VB Source for its wizard. Pretty
hairy stuff in there...

I presume this is a FAQ.

Are there third party products out there which I can use to
provide
[VB] setup wizard integration with IS5 ?

Thanks for any suggestions whatsoever.

Regards,

Ruben.
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NewsArchive
11-05-1998, 01:00 AM
So just to make sure I'm not breaking the law, if I am a licensed user
of
InstallShield 5.1 for company A, I can use PFTW for company B?

Jonathan

"Stefan Krüger" wrote:
>
> As a licensed IS5 user, you are also a licensed PFTW user. The PFTW version
> on your IS5 CD is a full version, not an evaluation version.
>
> Stefan Krueger
>
> // InstallSite - Resources for setup developers
> // http://www.ibv-tools.de (primary site - Germany)
> // http://installsite.hypermart.net (mirror site - USA)
> // http://installsite.sw.com.sg (mirror site - Singapore)
>
> The reply-to address in the message header is invalid.
> If you want to contact me directly, please mail to:
> skrueger@usa.net
>
> Jonathan Mellette schrieb in Nachricht <3640B842.DEE6BF0F@iserve.net>...
> >
> >Hello,
> >
> >I'm a licensed user of InstallShield 5.1, and I notice that PFTW is on
> >the 5.1 CD.
> >As well, I got a copy of PFTW when I attended InstallShield training.
> >
> >My question is, do I have a license to distribute files via PFTW? If
> >not, what
> >do I need to be able to do so. Also, it's not my company that needs to
> >use PFTW,
> >it's a Not-For-Profit company that needs to distribute some information
> >to
> >their clients.
> >
> >Thanks,
> >
> >Jonathan

NewsArchive
11-05-1998, 01:00 AM
Aaah, now I understand your question.
If YOU are a licensed user, you should be licensed everywhere. But if
company A is a licensed user, company B is not.
(Please note that I can't make an official statement for InstallShield Corp.
here)

Stefan Krueger

// InstallSite - Resources for setup developers
// http://www.ibv-tools.de (primary site - Germany)
// http://installsite.hypermart.net (mirror site - USA)
// http://installsite.sw.com.sg (mirror site - Singapore)

The reply-to address in the message header is invalid.
If you want to contact me directly, please mail to:
skrueger@usa.net


Jonathan Mellette schrieb in Nachricht <36420A9B.164C8ABE@iserve.net>...
>So just to make sure I'm not breaking the law, if I am a licensed user
>of
>InstallShield 5.1 for company A, I can use PFTW for company B?
>
>Jonathan
>
>"Stefan Krüger" wrote:
>>
>> As a licensed IS5 user, you are also a licensed PFTW user. The PFTW
version
>> on your IS5 CD is a full version, not an evaluation version.
>>
>> Stefan Krueger
>>
>> // InstallSite - Resources for setup developers
>> // http://www.ibv-tools.de (primary site - Germany)
>> // http://installsite.hypermart.net (mirror site - USA)
>> // http://installsite.sw.com.sg (mirror site - Singapore)
>>
>> The reply-to address in the message header is invalid.
>> If you want to contact me directly, please mail to:
>> skrueger@usa.net
>>
>> Jonathan Mellette schrieb in Nachricht <3640B842.DEE6BF0F@iserve.net>...
>> >
>> >Hello,
>> >
>> >I'm a licensed user of InstallShield 5.1, and I notice that PFTW is on
>> >the 5.1 CD.
>> >As well, I got a copy of PFTW when I attended InstallShield training.
>> >
>> >My question is, do I have a license to distribute files via PFTW? If
>> >not, what
>> >do I need to be able to do so. Also, it's not my company that needs to
>> >use PFTW,
>> >it's a Not-For-Profit company that needs to distribute some information
>> >to
>> >their clients.
>> >
>> >Thanks,
>> >
>> >Jonathan