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Hi All,
I have created an MSI file for my .net remoting c# application in VS 2003.  It works well.  I have also added an Executable to the installaiton that will update the client application.  It is part of the MSI file.  I would like to make this Executable run after the installation has completed.  How can I add command to my setup project to make the update component run when the installation is completed?

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Scott
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you will need to write code in the set up to start the exe.
Something on the lines of Process.Start if I remember right.
I have some code but I'll need to dig it out.
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Hangar18,
Thanks.  But how do you add code to a setup project?  Scott
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You need to right click on the set up solution, select View/User Interface.
Here you can add a custom interface. and handle events.
As i said, I need to do a search for the code. Incase I do find it i'll post it across.
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Thanks.

Scott
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