Installation issue

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vdolcourt
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Installation issue

Post by vdolcourt » Tue Apr 14, 2015 11:57 pm

I'm not able to install because my system has a newer version of the Visual C++ libraries than is in the download. The Windows 32 download gave me only one choice: the setup file. I need to do an Windows 32 installation without installing the Visual C++ library. Can you please assist?

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Re: Installation issue

Post by paulej » Wed Apr 15, 2015 5:26 am

There should have been a "readme" file in the ZIP file that explained that, when you get this error, just run the aescrypt.msi file. The setup.exe is there only to facilitate installation of missing Microsoft runtime files.

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Re: Installation issue

Post by vdolcourt » Wed Apr 15, 2015 5:51 am

I don't know how to find aescrypt.msi. the only file that appeared was setup.

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Re: Installation issue

Post by vdolcourt » Wed Apr 15, 2015 11:21 pm

The two files in the Windows 32 download package are: install notes and setup. Please see attached snip
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Is there a site from which I can download aescrypt.msi?

Thank you in advance.

Vic

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Re: Installation issue

Post by paulej » Thu Apr 16, 2015 3:19 am

That screen shot shows three files. The first is AESCrypt.msi. you can see the words "Windows Installer Package" out to the right. You're just not seeing the .msi extension on the file, as your machine is apparently configured to hide extensions of known file types.

But, it's that one you need to run.

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Re: Installation issue

Post by scoubidou » Sat Oct 03, 2015 10:27 am

On Windows XP, installation of AES Crypt with the setup.exe needs to install Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 x86 Redistributable and .NET 3.5 or 4.0 (better than 3.5) before. Installation with .msi only need .NET 3.5 or 4.0. On Windows 7, installation with .msi needs nothing. Would it be possible to have only one .msi installer for XP, 7 and newer, with downloading of .NET 4.0 only when necessary ?
It would be more convenient to install.

PS : I'm adding AES Crypt in next version of my Free Software compilation http://www.numopen.fr/compilibre-en

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Re: Installation issue

Post by paulej » Mon Oct 05, 2015 1:03 am

Yes, I agree. I'd like to have a single installer that will work for 32 and 64 bits, including only the C++ code necessary from Microsoft. Better, perhaps statically linked.

This is on the to-do list, but I never have time to get around to it.

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