Sep 262012

One of the benefits of Flexera Adminstudio is that its possible to make one software package and export it to a Microsoft Installer (MSI), an App-V, Citrix Streaming or ThinApp package. As with a lot of automatic processes, this doesn’t always work flawlessly.

One of my colleagues had the following error importing his SPSS App-V package in the Application Virtualisation console. he got the folllowing error:
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Sep 202012

If the import driver wizard from Flexera InstallShield fails because of a more complex driver you can install the driver(s) with a simple custom action. When I eventually got this driver in the package without the driver wizard from Installshield, the msi did a rollback when installing. The following method worked like a charm:

  • ! This guide only works if you have signed drivers !
  1. Create a install.cmd file with the following command lines:
    @echo off 
    %WINDIR%\system32\PnPutil.exe -i -a "%programfiles(x86)%\Service_Key\Driver\ftdibus.inf" 
    %WINDIR%\system32\PnPutil.exe -i -a "%programfiles(x86)%\Service_Key\Driver\ftdiport.inf"
  2. Test the script on your test machine with the drivers.  When the message “Driver package added successfully” appears, your driver can be used for this guide.

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