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How to Deploy WinZip E-mail Companion for Outlook over the network

In connection with my "Office 2007 network deployment" question (http://www.experts-exchange.com/Software/Office_Productivity/Office_Suites/MS_Office/Q_23912452.html), I'd like to find out if anyone has figured out a wayt o deploy WinZip E-mail Companion and a pre-set configuration to multiple users.

Here's what I know so far from WinZip support:

1- WinZip does not ship in MSI format.
2- The DLLs and OXCs need to be copied together with the license file to the AppFolder and then registered at the machine. Same for the help file.
3- User settings are not kept in a file, rather in the Registry (I have the specific keys)
4- Manual installation cannot produce an uninstall method (that I know of)
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matrixnzCommented:
If the configuration settings are held within HKCU than I recommend using MSI to install because you can enable self repairing, you can also include the other files to install and be registered as well.  A free MSI Installer Packager is Installer2Go http://www.dev4pc.com/products.html very easy to use.  Other than that you'd need to create two scripts one to install the files via a Computer Startup Script and the User Configurations via Logon Script.

Cheers
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xperttechAuthor Commented:
Matrixnz: See attached image. I get this when I try to downdoad from the link you provided.
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matrixnzCommented:
Not sure about that, the freeware version of the software includes an advertisement back to the product but that's it - http://www.download.com/Installer2Go/3000-2216_4-10116722.html

Cheers
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xperttechAuthor Commented:
Couldn't use the recommended software due to the McAfee warning about spyware, but the packaging idea works.
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