[wix-users] Adding registry key upon Uninstall

Joseph L. Casale jcasale at activenetwerx.com
Fri Nov 10 06:52:23 PST 2017

From: Farrukh Waheed [mailto:farrukh1 at gmail.com] 
Sent: Thursday, November 9, 2017 11:15 PM
To: WiX Toolset Users Mailing List <wix-users at lists.wixtoolset.org>
Cc: Joseph L. Casale <jcasale at activenetwerx.com>
Subject: Re: [wix-users] Adding registry key upon Uninstall

> Thanks for the good hint. It started working fine. However, if I uninstall it by choosing "Uninstall" from right mouse button menu on .msi file, it failed > to write in hklm. I've set Return="ignore" to avoid uninstall failures.
> What's the difference between Uninstall from right mouse button menu on msi file and from control panel and "msiexec /x"? 
> In each case it shows UAC permission dialog...

I would think nothing, the flow of context and elevation is pretty well
documented and depended on, I would imagine many packages would
break otherwise. Can you post your source without file related elements?


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