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Highlights of WiX v3.0.4422.0

WiX v3.0.4422.0 was released on Friday, 22-August-08. You can download it from

New features

  • Aaron added documentation on properties used in the MSBuild tasks and targets.
  • Dan Manson added a strong-name skip-verification entry so builds on x64 OSes work without registry hacks.
  • Eric St. John added the ElevatedCloseMessage attribute to the WixUtilExtension CloseApplication element (and corresponding custom action implementation), to send a close message to the target process’s windows while running deferred.

Bug fixes

[Updated with actual features -v- bug fixes.]