Create SETUP.EXE from an MSI file

Posted on 2006-05-05
Last Modified: 2013-12-03
We created an MSI file ( MyProgram.MSI), using "Installer Design Studio" (previously MASAI Repackager).
How can we create an executable now to install the program in a Windows XP machine?
Question by:jaimexctsg
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    Expert Comment

    Well, all that your setup program needs to do is to


    Author Comment

    Thanks for the idea, but I am still lost. I can design and implement complete solutions using MS Access database with an SQL backend; but have no idea of how to create a file to do this "ShellExecute" instruction! Please be more specific, I would like to end up with a "Setup.exe" file.
    By the way there is an automatic way of doing it in the MAsAI Program itself, but I would like to learn how to do it "by hand".
    Thanks again


    Author Comment

    Does anyone know how to convert the following onstruction into a file that can be exewcuted?
    Any idea is welcomed
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    Accepted Solution

    Hm, why do you want to create an additional executable anyway? Double-clickicking the .msi file will launch the installer by default.

    Author Comment

    OK Thanks!

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