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how to Make a CAB file & Extract it?

Posted on 2002-07-29
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how to Make a CAB file & Extract it?

without using the Makecab.exe, i want to make cab files and extract also (like in vb packaging & deployment).
Question by:ackid32
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Creating CAB programmatically:

Scroll down to the bottom to see cabinet maker sample project

Extracting file from CAB programmatically:

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Do you mean to write your own software to create the CAB? If so, this is an explanation which uses the CAB SDK (from Microsoft, of course)

If not, could you explain your reasons for not wanting Makecab.exe ? It might help understand what kind of solution to provide you with.

PS- please handle your open questions which a moderator has commented on:
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by:Anthony Perkins
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Also, when you get a chance, please maintain these open questions:

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Hey Paul,
That site link didn't work, it may possibly be broken. Could you possibly post the code in the forum?

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by:David Robitaille
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hi, link seem broken again. I open a new question.

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