.NET VB 2005 Deployment - How can I install program to a specific drive and path

Posted on 2007-10-15
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When using the publish option in Visual Studio 2005 (VB) it creates a setup for the program. When this setup is executed the program resides in some obscure directory. How can I get it to keep the files in the drive and directory of my choice?

An icon is also created in the start icon (all programs) how can I have the icon also appear on the desktop.

Lastly how can I get the setup to also copy certain files from another directory to the install directory of my choice.

Thanking you in advance

Question by:BASit Bulbulia
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it is better to include setup project in your solution.
By doing this, you will have lots of options.
here is how...

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Thank You, Much appreciated

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