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troubleshooting Question

RemoveFiles table to delete files & folders created during runtime

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I am working on uninstaller part of the product. There are couple of folders that get created during application execution. e.g. Report folder gets created at run time at [INSTALLDIR] and all report files get generated at this folder. As this folder was not created by the installer, it remains there even after un-installation along with the files in it.

I thought of handling this by adding the details to RemoveFile table. Here's my RemoveFile entry,

To delete all report file
FileKey: ReportDir
Component_ : ComponentId
FileName: *.*
DirProperty: [INSTALLDIR]Report
InstallMode: 2

To delete report folder
FileKey: ReportDir
Component_ : ComponentId
DirProperty: [INSTALLDIR]Report
InstallMode: 2

It is failing miserably
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