unwise.exe does not wait for installshield uninstall to complete

hi everyone!

I created a wrapper in Wise which installs an installshield application. Installation works fine with the silent command switch but I have a problem with the uninstall procedure.

During uninstall using unwise.exe, it does not wait for the installshield to finish the uninstall. Instead, it deletes the folder where the install.log is saved as if the application uninstalled successfully.

I tried the command for the uninstall manually and it works fine with the answer file I created. I want to know if there's a way I could force unwise.exe to finish the uninstall before it deletes everything.

This is the line added to install.log:

Execute path: "%PROGRAM_FILES%\Installshield Installation Information\{%GUID%}\setup.exe" /s /SMS /f1"%UNINSTALL_PATH%\uninstall.iss"

thanks in advance.

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Posted by: Foleymon 13 years ago
Orange Senior Belt
you might be able to work around this by copying the 'uninstall.iss' to a temp directory and then cleaning it off at the end of the script.
Posted by: anonymous_19689 13 years ago
Yellow Belt
thanks very much. i'd try your solution.
Posted by: icbrkr 13 years ago
Senior Yellow Belt
You can also add a PAUSE command into your WiseScript to have it wait for a minute or so before continuing.
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