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Problems with PDF24 Creator 11.12.0 after an update with the MSI package
Some users have reported then there are problems with the MSI installation of version 11.12.0. We have analyzed this issue. The problem was that when updating via the MSI package, many files were missing from the jre subdirectory. As a result we changed the MSI package and added the property REINSTALLMODE=amus. This fixes the problem. ... Read more