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Forum: NSIS Discussion 11th October 2016, 00:13
Replies: 63
Views: 42,234
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Besides: Is StdUtils still able to extract the...

Besides: Is StdUtils still able to extract the real OS version even if Microsoft now also fakes file version information?

See: http://forums.winamp.com/showpost.php?p=3071338&postcount=7
Forum: NSIS Discussion 11th October 2016, 00:03
Replies: 3
Views: 2,780
Posted By Lenge
Thanks for the MSDN page link! :)

Thanks for the MSDN page link! :)
Forum: NSIS Discussion 11th October 2016, 00:00
Replies: 1
Views: 1,529
Posted By Lenge
Question NSIS 3 - ${RefreshShellIcons}

Hello world,

NSIS 3 comes with a new ${RefreshShellIcons} command. In the past I have frequently usedSystem::Call 'shell32.dll::SHChangeNotify(i 0x8000000, i 0, i 0, i 0)'in order to trigger an...
Forum: NSIS Discussion 13th September 2016, 06:05
Replies: 3
Views: 2,780
Posted By Lenge
Lightbulb Answer

Now I had a chance to try... and the answer is NO. Registry access to HKU user subkeys that are adressed via EnumUsersReg is NOT redirected. This holds regardless of the SetRegView setting.

(I'm...
Forum: NSIS Discussion 22nd August 2016, 13:52
Replies: 3
Views: 2,780
Posted By Lenge
EnumUsersReg and SetRegView

Hello world,

being 32-bit executables, NSIS installers are subject to registry redirection on 64-bit systems. So "HKCU\Software\..." and "HKLM\Software\..." are redirected to...
Forum: NSIS Discussion 23rd June 2015, 18:28
Replies: 63
Views: 42,234
Posted By Lenge
Ok, thanks for the detailed information. This is...

Ok, thanks for the detailed information. This is exactly what I was looking for: So, on a future OS, I will still receive the correct major/minor version and build number regardless of any...
Forum: NSIS Discussion 22nd June 2015, 17:19
Replies: 63
Views: 42,234
Posted By Lenge
BTW: Now that GetRealOSVersion, GetRealOSName,...

BTW: Now that GetRealOSVersion, GetRealOSName, and VerifyOSVersion work correctly again on all (yet-released) Windows versions (thanks again!), what is the current state of GetRealOSBuildNo and...
Forum: NSIS Discussion 20th June 2015, 16:02
Replies: 63
Views: 42,234
Posted By Lenge
As already stated, I agree with LoRd_MuldeR on...

As already stated, I agree with LoRd_MuldeR on this topic in any and all possible ways. If I need to determine the exact real version that my app is running on a regular basis, I do so for a reason,...
Forum: NSIS Discussion 13th June 2015, 12:55
Replies: 51
Views: 23,916
Posted By Lenge
Question Hello world, I'd be interested in the current...

Hello world, I'd be interested in the current project state. Is there a place (blog or something) about it? Are there any (preliminary) dates or a roadmap for a non-beta NSIS 3.x release? Or is...
Forum: NSIS Discussion 19th March 2014, 01:11
Replies: 17
Views: 5,759
Posted By Lenge
According to my first set of test runs, it seems...

According to my first set of test runs, it seems to work both reliably and acceptably fast. You rock! :)
Forum: NSIS Discussion 18th March 2014, 02:36
Replies: 17
Views: 5,759
Posted By Lenge
Please do so, at least for the VerifyOSVersion...

Please do so, at least for the VerifyOSVersion function. My current usage is verifying the version info reported by WinVer.nsh against the "real" OS version. At the moment WinVerGetMajor,...
Forum: NSIS Discussion 17th March 2014, 17:28
Replies: 17
Views: 5,759
Posted By Lenge
Great, thanks! Any chances for also checking the...

Great, thanks! Any chances for also checking the Windows build number?
The additional "minor" Service Pack number has been around for a long time (Windows 2000 or so), but I am not aware of any...
Forum: NSIS Discussion 15th March 2014, 14:12
Replies: 17
Views: 5,759
Posted By Lenge
Win7-64 does. There are compatibility modes...

Win7-64 does. There are compatibility modes called "Windows Server 2003" and "Windows Server 2008". However, these modes make WinVer.nsh detect Windows XP and Vista instead of the server versions.
...
Forum: NSIS Discussion 15th March 2014, 14:03
Replies: 17
Views: 5,759
Posted By Lenge
Thanks! I can confirm that this version now also...

Thanks! I can confirm that this version now also works in the "Windows 95" and "Windows 98 / Windows Me" compatibility modes on a WinXP-32-SP3 host! (It'll take a while until I'll be able to also...
Forum: NSIS Discussion 14th March 2014, 08:24
Replies: 17
Views: 5,759
Posted By Lenge
That would be great; thanks for your effort on...

That would be great; thanks for your effort on such a useful plugin! :)
Forum: NSIS Discussion 12th March 2014, 18:00
Replies: 17
Views: 5,759
Posted By Lenge
Windows version detection reloaded

In generalization of the Windows 8.1 detection issues (http://forums.winamp.com/showthread.php?t=375267), I have examined the WinVer.nsh and StdUtils.GetRealOSVersion...
Forum: NSIS Discussion 19th February 2014, 03:13
Replies: 63
Views: 42,234
Posted By Lenge
I mean Microsoft (the OS vendor that controls the...

I mean Microsoft (the OS vendor that controls the APIs). NSIS is more like a partner that helps me work around some of their OS design decisions. After all, the entire NSIS concept is a way to avoid...
Forum: NSIS Discussion 18th February 2014, 17:55
Replies: 63
Views: 42,234
Posted By Lenge
I respectfully disagree. I fully agree with...

I respectfully disagree. I fully agree with MuldeR in this respect. As a developer, I definitely need a reliable way to detect the exact true Windows version that my application is running on,...
Forum: NSIS Discussion 17th February 2014, 22:42
Replies: 63
Views: 42,234
Posted By Lenge
I came across this...

I came across this (http://www.codeproject.com/Articles/678606/Part1-Overcoming-Windows-8-1s-deprecation-of-GetVe) article that says that, if your app includes an 8.1 manifest, it can no longer be...
Forum: NSIS Discussion 16th February 2014, 23:14
Replies: 63
Views: 42,234
Posted By Lenge
I definitely support the opinion that there must...

I definitely support the opinion that there must be a reliable way to detect the exact true Windows version that my application is actually running on, without any compatibility lies or guesses. The...
Forum: NSIS Discussion 14th February 2014, 20:57
Replies: 63
Views: 42,234
Posted By Lenge
So GetVersionEx has become useless as it does no...

So GetVersionEx has become useless as it does no longer reliably deliver the real Windows version. Too bad! :mad:

Does this also hold for the newer GetProductInfo...
Forum: NSIS Discussion 14th February 2014, 20:48
Replies: 63
Views: 42,234
Posted By Lenge
We need to distinguish due to corporate policies....

We need to distinguish due to corporate policies.
We'll probably go for 3.x once a non-beta version has been released. But if that is not going to happen too soon, another 2.4x update would be very...
Forum: NSIS Discussion 14th February 2014, 15:20
Replies: 63
Views: 42,234
Posted By Lenge
Question Windows 8.1 detection

Hello world,

just to be sure: What exactly is required to make installers created by NSIS 2.46 detect newer Windows versions such as 8/8.1 or 2012/2012R2?

I used to include an updated...
Forum: NSIS Discussion 16th February 2011, 15:17
Replies: 2
Views: 1,756
Posted By Lenge
That's exactly what I was looking for. Thanks!

That's exactly what I was looking for. Thanks!
Forum: NSIS Discussion 15th February 2011, 09:20
Replies: 2
Views: 1,756
Posted By Lenge
Question How to unselect with SetSectionFlags?

I am sure this is a really simple question, but I haven't found an answer so far...

I know I can select a given section with:SectionSetFlags ${MySection} ${SF_SELECTED}
But how do I use...
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