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Here you can download the current version of the MSI Wrapper. It is highly recommended that you read the getting started guide before you start using the product.

 Download Free MSI Wrapper 5.1.87.0 (1.6 MB)

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Prerequisites

This tool requires Microsoft.NET Framework 4.0. If you don't have that already, you can get it through Windows Update.

Version History

2014-06-23 version 5.1.87.0

  • New: Test MSI in elevated mode.
  • New: Icon export feature.
  • New: Save setup icon in configuration file.

2014-06-17 version 5.1.83.0

  • Shows the wrapped setup and uninstaller on top of the Windows Installer progress bar.
  • Control if the MSI requires permission elevation.
  • Fixes error 740 caused by elevation problems.
  • Support for uninstalling multiple wrapped applications in uninstall process.
  • Discontinued the use of a proxy process.

2014-03-05 version 4.1.54.0

  • Support for impersonation. The wrapped installer can now run in the security context of the logged in user instead of the Windows Installer service.

2013-10-24 version 4.1.50.0

  • Fixed problem where MSI worked with manual install but hanged or froze with GPO.
  • New feature: Environment variable substitution in configuration values when running MsiWrapperBatch.exe.

2013-10-03 version 4.1.47.0

  • Fixed problem with Windows XP support.
  • Uninstall will only try to run elevated on operating systems starting with Windows Vista.
  • Support for multiple valid exit codes from wrapped executable. Previously, only exit code zero was considered a success.

2013-09-04 version 4.1.43.0

  • Better support for converting WISE installers to MSI.
  • Forces UAC elevation when running uninstall scripts.

2013-05-14 version 4.0.41.0

  • New: MSI custom actions transferred from VB Script to a native Win32 DLL. This will make MSI packages install on systems that have problems with the scripting engine.

2013-04-18 version 3.2.33.0

  • New: Advanced Arguments added. Now you can control command line arguments for the wrapped setup based on the MSI user interface level.

2013-04-10 version 3.1.32.0

  • Command line macros [SourceDir] and [OriginalDatabase] introduced.

2013-03-20 version 3.0.31.0

  • Support for wrapping setups without entries in the Add / Remove programs.
  • Extended wait period when wrapped installers are finishing.
  • Uses SystemComponent instead of wrapped_uninstallstring entry in the registry.

2013-03-11 version 3.0.25.0

  • Fix that allows you to run the MSI file multiple times.
  • Does not show system components in list of application ids.

2012-12-15 version 3.0.18.0

  • Allows license registration without administrative¬†privileges.

2012-11-27 version 3.0.17.0

  • Removed WiX dependency.
  • Major performance improvement.

2012-11-16 version 2.0.10.0

  • Minor fixes.

2012-09-21 version 2.0.7.0

  • Support for Windows 8.
  • Support for Windows Server 2012.
  • Improvements in upgrading functionality.