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No way to pass arguments to LaunchTarget #3905

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wixbot opened this issue Jan 31, 2013 · 2 comments
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No way to pass arguments to LaunchTarget #3905

wixbot opened this issue Jan 31, 2013 · 2 comments
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@wixbot wixbot commented Jan 31, 2013

I was trying to specify LaunchTarget as follows:

bal:WixStandardBootstrapperApplication
LogoFile="Logo.png"
LaunchTarget="[SystemFolder]control.exe /name MyControlPanelApplet"
LicenseFile="License_English.rtf"
SuppressOptionsUI="yes"

But it doesn't work when I hit "Launch" at the end of installation.
Installation log contains this line:
Error 0x80070002: Failed to launch target: C:\Windows\system32\control.exe /name MyControlPanelApplet

Originally opened by zepilot from http://sourceforge.net/p/wix/bugs/3201/

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@wixbot wixbot commented Apr 8, 2013

This is supported now.

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@wixbot wixbot commented Apr 8, 2013

That's interesting that you were able to get the /name to show up. I noticed that no matter what I did the / would always get erased out or converted to \

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@wixbot wixbot added the bug label Dec 20, 2015
@wixbot wixbot added this to the v3.8 milestone Dec 20, 2015
@wixbot wixbot closed this Dec 20, 2015
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