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  1. By manual I just mean doing everything directly via dism and whatnot, as opposed to using something like rt7lite to automate it. Ie: mount the wim file, manually unpack, patch, and apply the service pack, manually apply other packages, etc. It's been kind of a pain in the rear to get everything setup, but I have a pretty good process worked out now that I've automated with an autoit script. I'll be happy to share the autoit script if you're interested, but it really wasn't developed with redistribution in mind, so it's rather specific in how it does things.
  2. Huh. I just did yet another complete rebuild, and now the sysprep and everything works, even with IE9 slipstreamed. Not that I'm complaining, but man, weird. Now to figure out why Windows Update is prompting me to install IE9 again even though it's already installed via slipstream...
  3. Because I'd rather slipstream it and not waste the extra time to install it after the OS is installed. That's kind of the whole point to all of this. For stuff I can't slipstream I do exactly that, but if it can be slipstreamed, then that's the goal.
  4. I have this sysprep problem as well. The process described by SmokingRope seems sound, but something about the sysprep step is rather fragile. I initially started looking into this because I had the same issue with preinstalled apps/configuration settings not being applied to the default user. I was using rt7lite originally as well, and couldn't get the sysprep step to take; it'd just fail in the same way as described above. I then tried switching to a manual build process, and that worked! ... until I tried slipstreaming IE9. Then it failed again. I've since rebuilt my image without IE9
  5. Cool, thanks. That's what I was thinking based on the screenshot, but I wanted to verify I wasn't missing anything else.
  6. InstallShield issue comes from TrID - it has an extremely high false-positive rate, and I haven't been able to find a good programmatic way to deal with it. Thanks. This is actually the better thread for this kind of request, but I saw it in the bug reports thread first so I commented there.
  7. Support is there, but it's not detecting the file properly. It's trying to unpack it as a FEAD file, same as the other commenter posted about the Firefox installer. This is another consequence of shuffling around 7-Zip. Confirmed - thanks for the report. I'm always up for checking out newer/better alternatives. Thanks for the links. I can't find a legit download source now, but the binaries themselves, best I can tell, are freely redistributable. As a result, there shouldn't be a problem keeping them included. That's 7-Zip's new generic .exe resource extraction at work. It doesn't see
  8. Noted. Can you clarify point 1? You say the file name is not located, but I don't know what file you're referring to. From the image it looks like the text is too wide for the screen, which would be more difficult to fix in Inno Setup than UniExtract itself. 2,4 - noted 3 - this is a known problem. Unfortunately, there's no easy fix (best I can tell) as it'll require completely rewriting that custom Inno Setup options page. I'm going to try to get that fixed for the next release. adblockpro.exe seems to work for me, but it suffers from the problem described here, where Install Explorer i
  9. This is two bugs in one: 1. It [em]should[/em] work in 1.6.1. To be honest, I'm not sure why it's failing. It should attempt to extract with unzip first (which it's doing), then, if it fails, attempt to extract with 7-zip (which it's not). I don't know why that's failing at the moment; the condition logic looks correct. 2. I (thought I) modified that same condition logic to try 7-zip if unzip's exit code was anything other than a 0 or 1. I even added this change to the changelog. However, I must have inadvertently undid that change at some point and didn't catch it, as the release version
  10. It works for me. I did notice a potential problem, though. As mentioned in the changelog, I now have 7-zip try extracting files last, as recent versions can incorrectly unpack some .exe files that other utilities correctly unpack. A side-effect is that Install Explorer is used to extract NSIS files by default now rather than 7-zip. InstExpl can better support NSIS 1.x files, but 7-zip, from what I've seen, better supports newer NSIS 2.x files. I'll need to shuffle some things around again to make 7-zip default for NSIS without affecting other file types. Will add to my todo file. I don'
  11. 1.6.1 is done. Download links and final changelog for the release version is available in the announcement thread. Thanks to everyone that provided feedback. gora, I'm afraid I still can't replicate this, or even offer an explanation as to why it happens. You should never see that second _temp log; it only gets written very briefly in the event of a failed extraction, then gets moved back to the main debug file. This should happen pretty much instantly, and it happens before the Extraction Failed prompt is even displayed. That it doesn't happen with 1.6 is even weirder, because I didn't
  12. Weird. I tried downloading adblockpro.exe, but I can't replicate the problem. Repeated extractions exit successfully. Regardless, though, there will be cases where this fails; as I mentioned in the changelog, detection isn't perfect due to a number of factors. As for the "file does not exist" problem, I can't think of what may cause that. The file should always be there. Even for formats that I can't log (including 7-Zip now) it should at least contain a line stating something like "Extraction of 7-Zip archives cannot be logged." Can you do me a favor? Repeat the test that failed, then
  13. Alright, I'll look into this. Merge modules (in this context) are Windows Installer components. Details: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa369820%28VS.85%29.aspx
  14. If you're referring to the splash text windows (eg., "Extracting files from: NullSoft Installer installer"), I actually increased the width of these last night. I don't remember if it was before or after I released the beta, though. Give it a shot with beta2 and let me know how it looks. It seems ok to me.
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