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Create simple install program

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Hi,
I am trying to create a simple install program.  It will be used to distribute drawings (probably PDFs or engineering type) to clients.  I need to have the end user accept a EULA before the program will let them have access to the drawings.  In the past (9 years ago) I used install shield for this type of program.  They tried to pitch a "Flexnet InstallShield Express" package that is kind of pricey IMHO.  I did some searching and found a "InstallShield Express" - without the flexnet, that was more im our price range.  What other products are there that can be used for this?  Is there a MSI compiler?
Thanks - Wayne
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Although I use InstallShield Express, I have heard good things about Inno Setup:

Inno Setup
http://www.jrsoftware.org/isinfo.php

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Also, see:

Wise for Windows Installer
http://www.wise.com/wfwi.asp?bhcp=1

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We've used both Installshield express and Inno setup with great success.

You will want istool to work with Innosetup.  It can be downloaded from the same site.

Cheers,
-Bill

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Another installer application you could try is NSIS
http://nsis.sourceforge.net/Main_Page

It only creates EXE files but it is free to use

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I recommend Innosetup as well, very good and easy to use

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Innosetup was just the product I needed.
Thanks - Wayne
You're certainly welcome.  Good luck with it.
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