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Custom Action In MSI

05/12/2020 533 views

Hello Guys,


I have a requirement to run a SFX file from MSI custom action which is kept in the same directory of MSI.

Since the file is too huge, I do not want to include that in the MSI, instead need to execute the same from MSI custom action. This has to be a deferred CA for the SFX file  to unzip to %PROGRAMFILES% directory.

I am aware of setting a property value in CA and calling that property in other CA to execute the file, but this doesn't work for a deferred action since the install script cannot access  the value of the property.

Kindly advise how I can achieve this.


Regards,

Avinash L


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Google harder. Try "CustomActionData" ;-)

Answered 05/14/2020 by: anonymous_9363
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