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how to Make a CAB file & Extract it?

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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).
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Creating CAB programmatically:

http://www.quickvb.com/Code.asp?Cat=1&codeOrder=0

Scroll down to the bottom to see cabinet maker sample project

Extracting file from CAB programmatically:

http://www.thescarms.com/VBasic/CabExplorer.asp
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by:Monchanger
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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)
http://www.mischel.com/pubs/grab_a_cab.htm

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:
http://www.experts-exchange.com/visualbasic/Q_20265829.html
http://www.experts-exchange.com/visualbasic/Q_20250995.html
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by:Anthony Perkins
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Also, when you get a chance, please maintain these open questions:

DAO 3.6 Problem Date: 02/11/2002 09:38PM PST
http://www.experts-exchange.com/visualbasic/Q_20265829.html
How to Change Menu Short-cut Key at Run-time? Date: 01/03/2002 02:46AM PST  
http://www.experts-exchange.com/visualbasic/Q_20250995.html

Thanks,
Anthony
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by:Flembosa
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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?

Flem
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by:David Robitaille
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@PaulHews:
hi, link seem broken again. I open a new question.
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Programming/Languages/Visual_Basic/Q_24770217.html#a25449768
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