Creating an install package

Posted on 2005-04-19
Last Modified: 2010-04-17

I have some files that I need to copy accross a network to each workstation. Rather than copying the files individually it would be easier if I made an install package.

Is there a free (or relatively cheap) installer that I can use to create a Setup.EXE file which will also allow me to perform unattented installations? I have a lot of files that I need to copy to a location on the workstation, and then I also want to copy an icon to their desktop. I'd appreciate it if you would send me a link to an easy, cheap, or free installer program. The first one I like gets the points :-)

Question by:jhieb
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    best free one is InNoSetup compiler
    get it from

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    installer not compiler  ;)
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    Author Comment

    Oh yea! I like it!
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    Expert Comment

    Don't forget to get the free GUI for InnoSetup called ISTool (
    It works great and the two tools together are MUST haves!  :?)

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