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Help me ..In SETUP configure database script

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Dear friends,
I have a set of my vb backoffice application.
i have included all dlls and rest and made the package.
Fine .but i want to automate the process of creating
database tables..DSN etc automatically as the same vb setup is run.After i make scripts of database how configure it with orginal setup.
regards
Martin
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Ryan Chong earned 50 total points
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Hi, run a program in setup process that create DSN entry:

To create DSN:

http://www.vbcode.com/asp/showsn.asp?theID=406

'Hope will help.
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Hi ryancys,
But how to include this program into setup.
regards
Martin
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hi ryan,
What about program for creating tables in databse.
regards
Martin
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Hi Paul, sorry for late reply,

> How to include this program into setup?

I think it's possible add it bcos as many setup file allow the program itself run just after setup completed. Maybe you can try Install Shield or any other setup programs. I'm really lack experiences in this area. Sorry.

> What about program for creating tables in databse?

You can use many method to do that, include DAO, ADO technology. I don't got the source codes, but you can get it easily through internet. Here are some usefel vb website:

www.vbcode.com

http://www.mvps.org/vbnet/index.html

Cheers!

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Thanks Ryan
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