?
Solved

How to create .NET Software Installation Wizard

Posted on 2009-05-12
2
Medium Priority
?
513 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-17
I have created a .NET 2.0  WinForms application, which my users will download from my Web site.
I need to be able to create an installation wizard that will do the following:
1 Have users accept or decline the license statement
2 Check for the versions of the .NET framework installed on the client computer
3 Install the required version of the .NET redistributable, which will be included into the installation package
4 Check for any installed versions of MS Sql Server on the client computer
5 Install MS Sql Server Express 2008, which will be included into the product installation
6 Install the main software package

How is this done?

-Eugene
0
Comment
Question by:eugene-g
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
2 Comments
 
LVL 8

Accepted Solution

by:
RyanAndres earned 1500 total points
ID: 24365859
Create a New Project in Visual Studio > Other Project Types > Setup and Deployment > Setup Project or Setup Wizard

This project type allows you to specify all prequisites.

Here's a good starting point: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/307353
0
 

Author Comment

by:eugene-g
ID: 24366637
OK,
Looking into this riht now
0

Featured Post

New feature and membership benefit!

New feature! Upgrade and increase expert visibility of your issues with Priority Questions.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

A basic question.. “What is the Garbage Collector?” The usual answer given back: “Garbage collector is a background thread run by the CLR for freeing up the memory space used by the objects which are no longer used by the program.” I wondered …
In my previous article (http://www.experts-exchange.com/Programming/Languages/.NET/.NET_Framework_3.x/A_4362-Serialization-in-NET-1.html) we saw the basics of serialization and how types/objects can be serialized to Binary format. In this blog we wi…
Michael from AdRem Software outlines event notifications and Automatic Corrective Actions in network monitoring. Automatic Corrective Actions are scripts, which can automatically run upon discovery of a certain undesirable condition in your network.…
In this video, Percona Solution Engineer Dimitri Vanoverbeke discusses why you want to use at least three nodes in a database cluster. To discuss how Percona Consulting can help with your design and architecture needs for your database and infras…
Suggested Courses

777 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question