Hi all,

I have an issue with InstallShield not hiding all of the Dialog Forms.

There are two fields that i have changed to try to hide the forms.
Hidden = True
Modal = False

However, the Setup Progress Dialog Form still shows up during the install. What can i do to make sure NO Forms are shown? I don't want to crack the MSI open with Orca to remove it manually, it must be done inside the InstallShield. By the way, I am not talking about silent install via command line, I am talking about User Interactive install (user initiates an install by doubl clicking on the package) The goal is not to display any forms.

Any help?

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This is an odd request.

To "hide" dialogs, I don't think you any choice but to change the MSI's behaviour by altering the sequence or conditioning their appearance in the InstallUISequence table. Careful, though: you may not want to disable all the dialogs (e.g. maintenance ones). If this is a vendor-supplied MSI, you would be advised to use a transform to do that. Having said that, specifying a transform means using a command line, in which case, why not just specify a silent, no UI install?
Answered 06/19/2008 by: VBScab
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