How to write a custom action to launch an exe when UAC is cancelled or timed-out during uninstall ? We are building an installer for our product using the WIX technology. We set InstallPrivileges to ‘elevated’ as we need to write to the HKLM hive etc. The application has an exe that is launched after installation and runs on the system. Alex Shevchuk : From MSI to WiX
Property Reference This section lists the properties defined by Windows Installer: Additional properties can be specified by authored data or custom actions. Properties with names containing no lowercase letters are public properties and can be specified on the command line. For information about values of the Uninstall registry key that are provided by installer properties, see Uninstall Registry Key .
WiX Tutorial The Windows Installer XML (WiX) is a toolset that builds Windows installation packages from XML source code. The toolset provides both a command line environment that developers may either integrate into their oldstyle Makefile build processes or use the newer MSBuild technology from inside integrated development environments like Microsoft's Visual Studio or SharpDevelop to build their MSI and MSM setup packages. WiX is an open source project, originally developed by Microsoft and maintained by Rob Mensching. You can download the latest binary and source code releases.