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12-10-2001, 01:00 AM
Win2000 was the OS that didn't show setup in the taskbar. it showed up in Win
98.


gina wrote:

> So, after playing around with trying to figure out how to cancel during the
> file copying.. I have discovered setup is not showing up in the taskbar once
> the install actually starts...... it does show up during setup
> initialization but once a dialog box shows up it disappears from the End
> Task dialog...
>
> InstallShield - why is this happening? when will it be fixed?
>
> In my mind it is a must fix as the user is stuck.. especially if something
> goes wrong during the setup the user has no way of getting out without
> turning the machine off.
>
> Please advise ASAP as I have a big install 500 mb install that the user will
> need some control over.
>
> gina wrote:
>
> > I have seen the issue with the cancel button not working on the status
> > dialog..
> >
> > I really need to give the user some kind of out during the file copy.
> > The largest option is over 500 mb - and not being able to cancel that is
> > not acceptable.
> >
> > does anyone have an idea of what I can do to fix this?
> >
> > thanks,
> >
> > gina

NewsArchive
12-10-2001, 01:00 AM
> Win2000 was the OS that didn't show setup in the taskbar. it showed up in Win
> 98.

Using Win2000, IS 6.30:
IS stays in the task bar and can be shut down with task manager while
copying files, though this is not the way to go. IKernel disappears but
still does the whole setup. Strange..

Bye,
Harald Kierer