Create A Setup Installer To Auto-install Fonts When User Install Apps?

Jan 26, 2010

Is it possible to create a setup installer that will auto install fonts when user install the applications?

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Jun 6, 2009

I have a project that i have created in Visual Studio express and SQL server express. i want to create an install file so that i can send to others to install. Currently it is requiring the user to install SQL server Express and 3.5 .net framework.what steps can i take to stop the user having to install these 2 so that it is a simple install for them.

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I'm kind of shooting in the dark here - searches don't seem to be productive on this. I want to create a .NET program to monitor the install and uninstall of fonts. If something is installed or uninstalled, I want to run a program to do something.

I thought maybe a Windows Service, but haven't gotten very far with figuring out how to monitor fonts. Is this the right way and if so, what am I overlooking? If not, is there a different way to do this?

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I'm using VB.NET 2003, and I'm using the installer that comes with the language. I remember reading on this forum a couple of years ago how to configure the installer so that it will automatically overwrite the previous installation. I had configured mine to do that and it worked great. Recently, the installer was lost do to a drive crash, and this trick was lost with it. I have looked through the forum for the post I read, but have not been able to find it. Does anyone know how to configure the built in installer to overwrite the previous installation when installing the program?

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how I can deploy my .NET applicationwithout the user having to install the program.i.e. In VB6, I could just create a executable file which did not require the user to install anything, they would simple run the program.

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Using Visual Studio 2010, Windows 7. Setting up project on one machine, then attempting deployment it on another machine with Windows 7 on it:

How do you get the installer to install an application normally, my app is installing on roaming profile, and I do not want it to install that way . . . I want it to run as a normal software application, it is not created for network use!

In short, I want the application to install under the Program Files directory, and the data files to install under the ProgramData directory. I have already designated the Application Folder's DefaultLocation as [CommonAppDataFolder] and the application data folder as [CommonAppDataFolder], . . . but it makes no difference, it still installs as a roaming profile.

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VS 2008 - Path For ClickOnce Installer Changed During Install

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I have a ClickOnce app that has been working fine for a couple months, until a day or two back some internal politics borked the server. The result of this was that the path for ClickOnce during install changed just slightly at one intermediate level. It used to have /is/ in the path, and the is has changed to something else. I changed everything I could find, including recreating the whole target directory in IIS on the server. However, when I publish, though the link is correct, installation is failing. The log shows that, after checking and installing some prerequisites, the installation is attempting to go back to that /is/ path to find the app for installation.

Can anybody suggest where that invalid path is located? I have gone through every property I can find in Project|Properties, and they are correct. I have looked in App.config, and that is correct. Where else should I be looking?

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Aug 8, 2009

I'm bulding a program that willl work with a database the database is made with mysql.I would like to know if there is a way to install the DB automatically with the application without requiring the user to create a mysql server...the db have more than 5 million records.

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I just finish my first application, and it is runing very nice on my computer, outsite IDE.But when I put it on another computer or in a virtual machine, i get some error and it is not running.In my application i have only controls, no dll, no nothing, except one picture.I have to mention that i have win7 on 64 bit and i use visual basic 2010 Express with netframework 4.0.

I also want to ask you what i have to do to make an install pack that contains microsoft installer and framework.I want to make a setup file with all this included.

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May 7, 2009

I created a small application and an installer project for it. I can install and also run it, only thing htat i dont like is that during setup, it downloads .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 and this takes long sometimes. I want to have it on the installation CD later.

I have seen in the installer's detected dependencies, that there is the 3.5 framework contained and it has a InstallURL property =  [URL]..I am a little confused about all the Framework stuff on this site - so just 3 simple questions:

1) which file exactly do i have to download,
2) where to put it and
3) what to write into the property InstallURL then? (Maybe needed to change also other properties)?

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I do one project in visual basic 2010.In visual basic 6 project can be make Package and deployment (setup file or install file) file using Package and deployment wizard.But in visual basic 2010 express edition does not have Package and deployment wizard.how to make Package and deployment (setup file or install file) file in visual basic 2010 project?

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I intend to write a program that interacts with a webserver. I first thought of using any 3rd party webserver but resorted to using Apache HTTPd. My question is how is it possible to force my solution setup project to install Apache HTTPd silently during setup?

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I have made a program that i would like to install onto both 32- and 64- bit windows. If i create a setup for 86bit will it install on both?

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im trying to install visual basic 2008 express edition, but when it gets to installing it starts the first part but comes up with an error which says "setup could not install the following component, visual C++ runtime pre requisites, I'm running on windows 7 and have tried to do a web install and i have tried saving the file on the computer and burning it onto a disk then doing a offline install, but that hasn't worked either.  So what can i do to install it.

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Jan 16, 2009

I built a Windows application and I created the setup file and it installs and runs like I want it to. I would like the application to install in a certain directory on the computer it is installing on. That means the setup has to create the directory and install the application in it.I also have folders with pictures and a sound file I would like it to install in a separate directory under the directory previously created.

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I've an application developed in VS 2005 vb.net I need to install the SQL 2005 express edition thorugh the set up and deployment wizard.I need

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2.Product installation.

3.Custom form open to set some DB settings in config

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Jul 23, 2010

I created a myapp setup project and set "RemovePreviousVersions = true". I have to uninstall previous myapp first and then install new one. Is there any any way to create a setup msi file to uninstall and install at the same step?

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I need to Install a MSI Package as a Prerequisite For an Installation Using Wix Setup...How Can I do it....? I first need to install this MSI package and only want to Continue the Set up,If this Installation Would be Successful...

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Apr 27, 2009

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So basically I just need to know how to get a normal Setup and Deployment VS project to install this service itself... I thought it would be as simple as selecting the service assembly to include in the deployment project and building it, but unfortunately that seems to do naff all. Do I need to use a 'Custom Action' in the setup project (and if so, how/what do I do?)

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I am trying add the prerequisites with my setup i have set the prerequisites download location to the same whwere my application is and now i am getting this type of several errors.

Error    1    The install location for prerequisites has not been set to 'component vendor's web site' and the file 'DotNetFX35SP1dotNetFX20aspnet.msp' in item '.NET Framework 3.5 SP1' can not be located on disk. See Help for more information. D:SETUP PACSSystemPACS 1.1.1PACS 1.1.1PACS 1.1.1.vdproj    PACS 1.1.1

I had did some search on web but they all say to make change in Product.xml file but they did not say any thing about what to change. The prerequisites i am trying to add are.

windows installer 3.1

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I need to install a windows service via an .msi for many tablets which is nooooo problem. The problem is, the tablets currently have the service running which was installed by installutil. So when my installer runs, regardless of Remove Previous Version is true, it stops stating the service already exists and to uninstall it from Add/Remove Programs.So I wrote a console app which preceeds the primary output as follows:

Sub Main()
Try
Dim filename As String = "C:Program FilesRSCProjectServiceSetupRSCProjectService.exe"
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If System.IO.File.Exists(filename) Then

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PLATFORM VERSION INFO
Windows    : 5.1.2600.131072 (Win32NT)
Common Language Runtime  : 2.0.50727.3053
System.Deployment.dll   : 2.0.50727.3053 (netfxsp.050727-3000)
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