[wix-users] How to install more than 32K files

Nir Bar nir.bar at panel-sw.com
Tue Jan 23 07:22:52 PST 2018

WiX compiles MSI packages with enhanced file count by default.
More likely, you're encountering the issue because of component count limit of 65536 components.
To overcome it, you can group multiple files into components by target folder. You can use XSLT Muenchian method to achieve that when harvesting files.

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