When we extract the .exe file to the same location the previous files get overridden. How can we identify if one of the .exe is not extracted and the successive .exe is extracted to the same location?? Is there an opportunity to detect if it is not the successive .exe file for the same location?? For instance, if we have 3 .exe files 1,2,3 which are different from each other. Now after extracting the 1st .exe file if we try to extract the 3rd .exe file, do we have any chance to identify that the 2nd .exe is not extracted??? Can we have any sort of confirmation for the user to inform the scenario like 2nd .exe was not extracted???
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asked 08 Feb '13, 05:23
Can you provide more details on the situation? Usually installers should not unpack the same file multiple times.
When overwriting, each time the file fails to be overwritten, then the retry/abort/ignore dialog will be shown. However, if an overwrite operation succeeds, no information will be shown to the user.
If you need to handle the case where some files will be overwritten - i.e. if this happens in combination of specific components being selected, or based on parameters specified by users - you can show a warning. This can be done for example from
answered 08 Feb '13, 06:14