Task #1191

Prevent windows installer to overwrite old installation

Added by Spyhawk 9 months ago. Updated 8 months ago.

Status:New% Done:


Priority:LowSpent time:-
Target version:2.78
OS:Windows Arch:


It looks like the windows installer allows to overwrite previous installation a bit too easily, which leads to user issues.
We don’t track where the game is installed in the win registry, but we should at least ensure the selected directory doesn’t exist or is empty.

Related issues

Related to ET: Legacy Development - Task #1192: Release 2.77 "Capture the city!" New 24.01.2019


#1 Updated by Spyhawk 9 months ago

  • Tracker changed from Bug to Task

#2 Updated by Spyhawk 9 months ago

  • Description updated (diff)

#3 Updated by IR4T4 9 months ago

  • Related to Task #1192: Release 2.77 "Capture the city!" added

#4 Updated by Spyhawk 8 months ago

  • Target version changed from 2.77 to 2.78

I had a look at this, and it doesn’t seem trivial to implement (though I’m far from being a nsis guru).

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