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Dear all,
 
I have create installshield setup file using VS2012, and it works for windows 7 and 8. Nevertheless, when I try to install in XP, is says the app is not a valid win32.
 
I know that VS2012 dropped support for XP. Then I looked into some articles. Some advised to buy the installshield premium. I cannot do that.
 
I also found a way to change PLATFORM TOOLSET after updating the VS2012. Unfortunately, I could not find the configuration window. My windows is as follow:
 
click picture here
 
please help me, I need to get it to work asap.
 

thanks
Posted 13-Feb-13 3:11am
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joshrduncan2012 at 13-Feb-13 9:30am
   
I would look at changing the target .NET framework to something around 2.0/3.0. 4.5 may not be supported on XP.
Mike Meinz at 13-Feb-13 14:52pm
   
I don't believe VS 2012 dropped support for creating applications that run on Windows XP. I have created a VB .NET project in VS 2012 Update 1 and generated a SETUP.EXE using InstallShield Limited Edition. It installs and runs on Windows XP without problems. I use .NET Framework 4.0 Client Profile. On the My Project Application tab, I have "Enable XP visual styles" checked. On the My Project Compile tab, I have Target CPU set to AnyCPU.

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