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Hi All,
can i create installshield setup (i am using version 7.0 developer) that doesn't show up in the add/remove or doesn't uninstall ?

if its possible how do i do this ?

shay
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by:jkr
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Removing the call to "DeinstallStart()" actually should do it. Don't forget to look for "DeinstallEnd()" (IIRC, but something similar) also.
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by:Shay050799
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i do not have any entries of this function in my code...

Shay
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by:jkr
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Hmm, search for the string 'REGDB_UNINSTALL_NAME' - should be around there...
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don't have that eaither :-)
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still haven't received answer for this question...
anyone ?
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Brute force method - delete the uninstall string from the registry...
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i thought about it..
but it writes to the registry after the installation completed.

its too late
Shay
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