How to include 'Windows Installer 3.1' in ClickOnce installer?

Posted on 2012-09-20
Last Modified: 2012-09-24
Hi Experts
I'd created a ClickOnce installer.
The prerequisite components of the installer requires:
1) .NET 3.5 SP1
2) Windows Installer 3.1

In order to allow user to install the application without any Internet connection, I need to
include the two components into the ClickOnce installer so that user can install it with a CDROM or something.

I'd successfully included the .NET 3.5 SP1 component after some Internet search.
But I can't find anything that talks about way to include 'Windows Installer 3.1' into the installer.

Could someone point me the right direction? Thanks in advance.
Question by:dominicwong
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    Author Comment

    Thanks QPR.
    I'd used BMG before but had never thought about using it to include the .exe file with any Microsoft prerequisite. It is because in the case of .NET 3.5 SP1, a bit of work is req'd.

    Author Closing Comment

    I found out that there is no need to do anything for Windows Installer 3.1. It is only for .NET 3.5SP1 where manual changes are req'd.

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