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BUG: IntegerData() Features (on Record Object)

This Windows Installer method will not correctly handle a value of "2147483648" ("&H80000000" as hex).

This is because the values are treated as signed and this specific value is used by Windows Installer to represent null!

Another Issue - VBSCRIPT

You can't pass a value bigger than "2147483647" as an decimal integer since anything larger is converted to a double by VBSCRIPT, use hexadecimal format instead (such as "&H80000001"). Why this is also not treated as a double is anyone's guess.


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