Monthly Archives: July 2010

Installing SQL Management Studio Express on Windows 7
Hmm … developers usually use tools … yes? Getting this installed on Windows 7 by double clicking the MSI doesn’t appear to work.  No, we [...]
WiX UI Not Updating As Expected
During my recent forays into the world of WiX I’ve been slowly hacking away at the steep learning curve. This really is a huge framework that is [...]
Managed Custom Actions Failing in WiX?
Well after many hours wondering why my WiX custom actions were failing to run I made an interesting discovery.  The library that I had created to hold my [...]
Building Installers
If you are ever in a situation where you are building an installer for an application and things have gone a bit awry with the uninstall process (tut, tut) [...]