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MSI Installer

Posted By: Dhilip.R     Posted Date: April 25, 2011    Points:5   Category :.NET Framework
Hi, Experts

Can anybody explain about Building MSI Installers

Thanks & Regards
Dhilip.R

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Author: susant             
Posted Date: April 25, 2011     Points: 20   

Please follow the steps to create a MSI package of a .Net Windows Application:

Open Visual Studio->File->New->Project->Other Project Types->Setup and Deployment->Setup Project->Give File Name->Ok

File->Add->Existing Project->Browse The Project (You are deploying)

Right Click On File System on Target Machine->Add Special Folder->Program Files Folder

Right Click on Program Files Folder->Add->Project Output->Select The Project->Choose Primary Output->Ok

To Create Shortcut of the Application on the Desktop
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Select Program Files Folder
Right Click on Primary output from...->Create Shortcut to...->Rename The Shortcut
Drag the Shortcut to the User's Desktop Folder

To Create Shortcut of the Application on the Program Files Menu
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Select Program Files Folder
Right Click on Primary output from...->Create Shortcut to...->Rename The Shortcut
Drag the Shortcut to the User's Program Files Folder


Author: Sunil Yadav       [Moderator]      
Posted Date: April 25, 2011     Points: 20   
Author: Maverick             
Posted Date: May 04, 2011     Points: 20   


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