[wix-users] Customize Windows Installer Icon (Computer Icon with CD image)
venh.123 at gmail.com
Fri Feb 2 08:55:39 PST 2018
Thanks Edwin. Fine. But, please let me know about customizing that icon
<https://i.stack.imgur.com/hXsFC.png> in status bar during installation and
also at the top left corner in dialogs. Is that possible, at least?
On Fri, Feb 2, 2018 at 10:19 PM, Edwin Castro <egcastr at gmail.com> wrote:
> I think what has been said previously is that this icon is associated at
> the OS level to an extension (.msi) and as a consequence you *cannot*
> change it just for your MSI. Likewise, you'd have to change it at the OS
> level *before* you copied/installed your MSI to the system because if your
> MSI changed the association between the extension and the icon, then you
> wouldn't see the results until *after* your MSI had already installed...
> And then what's the point? Smells like a bad requirement...
> Edwin G. Castro
> On Fri, Feb 2, 2018 at 3:16 AM, Ven H via wix-users <
> wix-users at lists.wixtoolset.org> wrote:
>> Thanks a lot, Rob. This Icon
>> shown in so many places like on the installer file, on the top left corner
>> of all the dialogs, in the status bar during installation and so on. So,
>> cannot change in any of these places? I understand that we can change the
>> icon shown in the ARP section of Control Panel.
>> On Thu, Feb 1, 2018 at 11:21 PM, Rob Mensching <rob at firegiant.com> wrote:
>> > Hmm, I thought it would be pretty clear that changing it would be
>> > Windows. You shouldn’t do that.
>> > You can do this: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-
>> > aa367593(v=vs.85).aspx
>> > After that, I’m not writing your installer for you.
>> > _____________________________________________________________
>> > Short replies here. Complete answers over there:
>> > *From:* Ven H [mailto:venh.123 at gmail.com]
>> > *Sent:* Thursday, February 1, 2018 9:47 AM
>> > *To:* Rob Mensching <rob at firegiant.com>
>> > *Cc:* WiX Toolset Users Mailing List <wix-users at lists.wixtoolset.org>
>> > *Subject:* Re: [wix-users] Customize Windows Installer Icon (Computer
>> > Icon with CD image)
>> > Thanks a lot, Rob. I am not sure how to change this. Also, in that case,
>> > can't I package this icon as part of my installer? Can you please
>> > some more info?
>> > Regards,
>> > Venkatesh
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