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ClickOnce installation from CD without need for update webserver?

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Hi!

I would like to create a ClickOnce installation on a CD that my users can install but I´m not certain that my users has an working network connection, how can I set this up? Also the application installed needs to check for updates if the network connection is available after installation from the CD.
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by:Bob Learned
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Hmmm, I didn't think that ClickOnce could be deployed that way, but I never tried--sounds interesting.  In order for this to work, ClickOnce deployment would need to write directly to the CD, and I am not sure how that would be possible.

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by:TYB
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Well ; )  I deploy to the filesystem and then burn with Nero to a CD
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Did that work?

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No that didn't work. As I would like to have an automatically updating application I must enable 'automatic updating' in ClickOnce but when I do that the installation burned to CD must have a Internet-connection and that's where it all fails!
What can I do??
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I don't believe that there is anything that you can do.  ClickOnce was not designed to deploy in the manner that you are describing.

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It works just fine if you deploy to the filesystem and burn to a CD.

You should make sure that you configure the application to check for updates "After the application starts".
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