How to include Crystal redistributable in VS 2013 deployment

I need to deploy a VB.NET 2013 application that includes Crystal reporting.  I have deployed a test app that installs and runs fine - except for Crystal.  When I installed the CR_redist.msi on the client machine, the Crystal calls worked fine also.

What I want to know is, is there a way to include the CR_redist.msi file in the VS 2013 deployment package so that both are installed in turn on the client machine without having to run a separate install manually?
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mdreedAuthor Commented:
When I select the CR Merge Module, I get a list similar to the example in your link, but it is not clear to me as to which one I should select from the list.  See attached.
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Éric MoreauSenior .Net ConsultantCommented:
unless you want to deploy a localized version, take the first one at the top
mdreedAuthor Commented:
It also says that I need to include the C++ redistributable.  If this is true, it also says that it must be installed before the CR components.  How do you ensure that it installed before CR?
Éric MoreauSenior .Net ConsultantCommented:
I never installed anything before CR redistributable.
mdreedAuthor Commented:
So, all I need to include is the CR merge module?
Éric MoreauSenior .Net ConsultantCommented:
mdreedAuthor Commented:
I will give it a try.
mdreedAuthor Commented:
I added the CR Merge Module, rebuilt setup, uninstalled the CR_redist from the client machine, uninstalled the test app.  Then, reinstalled the revised test app that included the merge module and Crystal launched perfectly.

Thanks for the help.
mdreedAuthor Commented:
Works great.  Thanks.
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