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I want to know how can I make an installation program to ask for a directory in which the installation should be done also it has to show the default directory in which the installation will be done if the user didn't specify the directory.
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by:mcix
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Are you using VB5?


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Use the "Application Setup Wisard" of VB5 step by step.

In the Window: "File summary", make sure your executable or components is in the list. If they are not there yet, use Button:"Add" to add them one by one.

After add your files, you select one of your file in the List and then you click the Button:" File Details ...". The Window:"File Details" will appear. Change the Destination Directory to "$(AppPath)".

When setup, the installation program will ask for a directory and will show a default directory.The file you selected will be put into that directory during installation.

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by:lesa
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Yes I am using VB5. I did the same way but at the time of installation the it is not asking for the destination directory.
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