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Unable to find wix toolset 3.6 installer for windows #5926

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mounikapk opened this Issue Dec 26, 2018 · 2 comments

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mounikapk commented Dec 26, 2018

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This is a support request. I am unable to find Wix Toolset 3.6 anywhere on the internet. I found the archives on http://wixtoolset.org but it doesn't have an .exe or an installer for Wix 3.6. I need this specific version for building an .msi for a legacy component.

  • Which version of WiX are you building with?

Wix Toolset 3.6

  • Which version of Visual Studio are you building with (if any)?

VS Ultimate 2013

  • Which version of .NET are you building with?

.Net 4.5

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barnson commented Jan 3, 2019

You can get the installer from the Codeplex archive. We haven't put them back up because older versions have security vulnerabilities.

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chrpai commented Jan 5, 2019

FYI the archive is 1.2GB. Inside you'll find a releaseList.json that states that the file releases/7/ea1f0431-7aa8-437e-9236-25e8faec4dbb is the wix36.exe file. Just extract and rename and you'll see what you need.

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