[wix-users] Different icon for bootstrapper EXE vs. add/remove programs?

Sean Hall r.sean.hall at gmail.com
Tue Feb 16 20:09:20 PST 2021

No one has implemented this feature -

On Mon, Feb 15, 2021 at 11:48 AM David Huang via wix-users <
wix-users at lists.wixtoolset.org> wrote:

> The docs for the Bundle element's IconSourceFile attribute says "Path to
> an icon that will replace the default icon in the final Bundle executable.
> This icon will also be displayed in Programs and Features (also known as
> Add/Remove Programs)." However, I'd like the EXE to have an
> installer-looking icon, but for the ARP icon to be my product's actual
> icon. Any recommended workarounds? I was thinking of setting IconSourceFile
> to my app's icon, then using rc and link to change the EXE's icon, but I
> don't know if that'll break something.
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