AW: Windows error 32

Bob Sneidar bobs at twft.com
Thu Jan 6 13:03:20 EST 2011


I'll bet a steak dinner at the next LiveCode convention that if you show hidden files and system files and then run the uninstaller in the old mode, you will see new temporary files created. 

Bob


On Jan 6, 2011, at 4:55 AM, Richard Gaskin wrote:

> Tiemo Hollmann wrote:
> 
>> I can't provide a solution but can tell, that I see from time to time the
>> same behavior, using innosetup. Everything is deleted, except the empty
>> appfolder. Innosetup even has a section to define objects to delete after
>> everything, but this doesn't works also from time to time. It is the same,
>> if you uninstall the app from the control panel or the uninstaller from the
>> appfolder. The people in the inno uselist say, it's a windows problem and
>> there is no solution what I can change in innosetup. So I gave up some time
>> and keep it like that, knowing that windows keeps so much trash behind it...
> 
> Thanks for chiming in, Tiemo.
> 
> I don't know much about the innards of how InnoSetup works, but here the issue was apparently resolved by changing the working directory.   We just went through a rather substantial round of testing on a wide variety of Win systems including all three modern flavors (XP, Vista, 7), and in all cases the uninstall works well as long as we change the working directory from the original to something else before deleting that original.
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