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Visual Studio - What to do with files after deployment

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In Visual Studio 2008 once you have used the publish wizard to deploy a project, which files do you then copy to the user's computer that you intend to install the system on and how do you install them.
Below I have copied the MSDN description of the files and folder that are found in the deployment folder, but I just need a basic explanation

If you deploy a solution named ExcelWorkbook1 to the folder C:\DeployFolder, the file structure will look like this:

C:\DeployFolder

This folder contains the following two files and subfolder:

The workbook (ExcelWorkbook1.xls).

The deployment manifest (ExcelWorkbook1.application).

C:\DeployFolder\ExcelApplication1_1.0.0.0

This folder contains the following files:

The assemblies.

The application manifest (ExcelWorkbook1.dll.manifest).

A copy of the workbook.

A copy of the deployment manifest.

If you update the assembly and republish the solution, the directory structure will look like this:

C:\DeployFolder

This folder contains the following two files and subfolders:

The workbook (with an updated embedded application manifest).

The deployment manifest (updated to point to the application manifest in C:\DeployFolder\ExcelWorkbook1_1.0.0.1).

C:\DeployFolder\ExcelWorkbook1_1.0.0.0

This folder contains the following files:

The original assemblies.

The original application manifest.

The original workbook.

The original deployment manifest.

C:\DeployFolder\ExcelWorkbook1_1.0.0.1

This folder contains the following files:

The updated assemblies.

The updated application manifest.

A copy of the updated workbook.

A copy of the updated deployment manifest.
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Gautham Janardhan earned 2000 total points
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u must copy the Applicationfiles folder with the current version and the files
setup.exe and urapplicationname.application files found in the root directory.then run the file setup.exe
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thanks very much
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