Add "Verify your serial number" dialog to your Installer by ROHIT

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Author: Rohit (talk, contrib)


Description

This code contains the exact dialog needed for serial number verification.

[Settings]
NumFields=2
Title="Verify Serial Number"
 
[Field 1]
Type=Password
Left=0
Right=-1
Top=60
Bottom=-67
MaxLen=25
MinLen=25
 
[Field 2]
Type=GroupBox
Left=0
Right=-1
Top=0
Bottom=-10
Text="Please Enter the Serial Number provided "

After saving the file, use the code below on your script:

!define TEMP1 $R0 ;Temp variable
;Written by Rohit
;Include Modern UI
!include "MUI.nsh"
Name "serial Test"
OutFile "serial.exe"
InstallDir "$PROGRAMFILES\Modern UI Test"
!define MUI_ABORTWARNING
!insertmacro MUI_PAGE_WELCOME
!insertmacro MUI_PAGE_LICENSE "${NSISDIR}\Contrib\Modern UI\License.txt"
Page custom SetCustom ValidateCustom ": Testing InstallOptions" ;Custom page. InstallOptions gets called in SetCustom.
Page instfiles
  !insertmacro MUI_PAGE_COMPONENTS
  !insertmacro MUI_PAGE_DIRECTORY
  !insertmacro MUI_PAGE_INSTFILES
  !insertmacro MUI_PAGE_FINISH
 
  !insertmacro MUI_UNPAGE_WELCOME
  !insertmacro MUI_UNPAGE_CONFIRM
  !insertmacro MUI_UNPAGE_INSTFILES
  !insertmacro MUI_UNPAGE_FINISH
 
!insertmacro MUI_LANGUAGE "English"
 
;Things that need to be extracted on startup (keep these lines before ;any File command!)
 
;Use ReserveFile for your own InstallOptions INI files too!
 
ReserveFile "${NSISDIR}\Plugins\InstallOptions.dll"
ReserveFile "test.ini"
 
;Order of pages
Page custom SetCustom ValidateCustom ": Testing InstallOptions" ;Custom page. InstallOptions gets called in SetCustom.
 
Page instfiles
 
Section "Components"
 
 
  ;Get Install Options dialog user input
 
  ReadINIStr ${TEMP1} "$PLUGINSDIR\test.ini" "Field 1" "State"
  DetailPrint "Password X=${TEMP1}"
 
 
SectionEnd
 
Function .onInit
 
  ;Extract InstallOptions files
  ;$PLUGINSDIR will automatically be removed when the installer closes
 
  InitPluginsDir
  File /oname=$PLUGINSDIR\test.ini "test.ini"
 
FunctionEnd
 
Function SetCustom
 
  ;Display the InstallOptions dialog
 
  Push ${TEMP1}
 
    InstallOptions::dialog "$PLUGINSDIR\test.ini"
    Pop ${TEMP1}
 
  Pop ${TEMP1}
 
FunctionEnd
 
Function ValidateCustom
 
FileOpen $1 $EXEDIR\${TEMP1}.ini w
FileClose $1
 
  done:
 
FunctionEnd
 
 
;--------------------------------
;Installer Sections
 
Section "Dummy Section" SecDummy
 
  SetOutPath "$INSTDIR"
 
  ;ADD YOUR OWN FILES HERE...
 
  ;Store installation folder
  WriteRegStr HKCU "Software\serial Test" "" $INSTDIR
 
  ;Create uninstaller
  WriteUninstaller "$INSTDIR\Uninstall.exe"
 
SectionEnd
 
 
;--------------------------------
;Descriptions
 
  ;Language strings
  LangString DESC_SecDummy ${LANG_ENGLISH} "A test section."
 
  ;Assign language strings to sections
  !insertmacro MUI_FUNCTION_DESCRIPTION_BEGIN
    !insertmacro MUI_DESCRIPTION_TEXT ${SecDummy} $(DESC_SecDummy)
  !insertmacro MUI_FUNCTION_DESCRIPTION_END
 
;--------------------------------
;Uninstaller Section
 
Section "Uninstall"
 
  ;ADD YOUR OWN FILES HERE...
 
  Delete "$INSTDIR\Uninstall.exe"
 
  RMDir "$INSTDIR"
 
  DeleteRegKey /ifempty HKCU "Software\serial Test"
 
SectionEnd

How To Use

First create a test.ini file with the following contents:

[Settings]
NumFields=2
Title="Verify Serial Number"
 
[Field 1]
Type=Password
Left=0
Right=-1
Top=60
Bottom=-67
MaxLen=25
MinLen=25
 
[Field 2]
Type=GroupBox
Left=0
Right=-1
Top=0
Bottom=-10
Text="Please Enter the Serial Number provided "

After saving the file, use the code below on your script:

!define TEMP1 $R0 ;Temp variable
;Written by Rohit
;Include Modern UI
!include "MUI.nsh"
Name "serial Test"
OutFile "serial.exe"
InstallDir "$PROGRAMFILES\Modern UI Test"
!define MUI_ABORTWARNING
!insertmacro MUI_PAGE_WELCOME
!insertmacro MUI_PAGE_LICENSE "${NSISDIR}\Contrib\Modern UI\License.txt"
Page custom SetCustom ValidateCustom ": Testing InstallOptions" ;Custom page. InstallOptions gets called in SetCustom.
Page instfiles
  !insertmacro MUI_PAGE_COMPONENTS
  !insertmacro MUI_PAGE_DIRECTORY
  !insertmacro MUI_PAGE_INSTFILES
  !insertmacro MUI_PAGE_FINISH
 
  !insertmacro MUI_UNPAGE_WELCOME
  !insertmacro MUI_UNPAGE_CONFIRM
  !insertmacro MUI_UNPAGE_INSTFILES
  !insertmacro MUI_UNPAGE_FINISH
 
!insertmacro MUI_LANGUAGE "English"
 
;Things that need to be extracted on startup (keep these lines before ;any File command!)
 
;Use ReserveFile for your own InstallOptions INI files too!
 
ReserveFile "${NSISDIR}\Plugins\InstallOptions.dll"
ReserveFile "test.ini"
 
;Order of pages
Page custom SetCustom ValidateCustom ": Testing InstallOptions" ;Custom page. InstallOptions gets called in SetCustom.
 
Page instfiles
 
Section "Components"
 
 
  ;Get Install Options dialog user input
 
  ReadINIStr ${TEMP1} "$PLUGINSDIR\test.ini" "Field 1" "State"
  DetailPrint "Password X=${TEMP1}"
 
 
SectionEnd
 
Function .onInit
 
  ;Extract InstallOptions files
  ;$PLUGINSDIR will automatically be removed when the installer closes
 
  InitPluginsDir
  File /oname=$PLUGINSDIR\test.ini "test.ini"
 
FunctionEnd
 
Function SetCustom
 
  ;Display the InstallOptions dialog
 
  Push ${TEMP1}
 
    InstallOptions::dialog "$PLUGINSDIR\test.ini"
    Pop ${TEMP1}
 
  Pop ${TEMP1}
 
FunctionEnd
 
Function ValidateCustom
 
FileOpen $1 $EXEDIR\${TEMP1}.ini w
FileClose $1
 
  done:
 
FunctionEnd
 
 
;--------------------------------
;Installer Sections
 
Section "Dummy Section" SecDummy
 
  SetOutPath "$INSTDIR"
 
  ;ADD YOUR OWN FILES HERE...
 
  ;Store installation folder
  WriteRegStr HKCU "Software\serial Test" "" $INSTDIR
 
  ;Create uninstaller
  WriteUninstaller "$INSTDIR\Uninstall.exe"
 
SectionEnd
 
 
;--------------------------------
;Descriptions
 
  ;Language strings
  LangString DESC_SecDummy ${LANG_ENGLISH} "A test section."
 
  ;Assign language strings to sections
  !insertmacro MUI_FUNCTION_DESCRIPTION_BEGIN
    !insertmacro MUI_DESCRIPTION_TEXT ${SecDummy} $(DESC_SecDummy)
  !insertmacro MUI_FUNCTION_DESCRIPTION_END
 
;--------------------------------
;Uninstaller Section
 
Section "Uninstall"
 
  ;ADD YOUR OWN FILES HERE...
 
  Delete "$INSTDIR\Uninstall.exe"
 
  RMDir "$INSTDIR"
 
  DeleteRegKey /ifempty HKCU "Software\serial Test"
 
SectionEnd

Note: Get the user input for the serial and check whether it matches the one provided with your NSIS installer and then using StrCmp command you can Abort or complete installation.

Written by Rohit.

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