How to use InstallShield's new Kill Process Custom Action

  1. First off, you will need "Installshield 2012 Spring" version or newer.
  2. Select New Kill Process
  3. If you select Immediate Executionthen add the following property to the Property Table
    1. ISTerminateProcesses
    2. Value is ProcessName or Process ID "acrobat.exe" or 1022
  4. If you select Deferred Execution then add the name of your CustomAction to the Property Table
  5. Here is the Property Table..
  6. Last step, add it to the Sequence. (remember, if your adding as Deferred System Context, then make sure it happens between InstallInitialize and InstallFinalize.


  • If you need more info on this here is the link where I found the most help. http://helpnet.flexerasoftware.com/installshield19helplib/helplibrary/CAKillProcess.htm - ekgcorp 10 years ago
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