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VB.net Windows Forms Application - Allowing users to install from ASP.net web site

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Hi

I have a VB.net Windows Forms application that I have published to a folder on my computer.
I want users on my ASP.net website to be able to install the application on their computers from this website.
Do I just put the installation files into a folder on my web site? I am not sure how to go about this.
I created my application in Visual Studio 2010. My website was built in ASP.net 2015.

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Question by:Murray Brown
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you will need to create an installation package (.msi), copy this package to your website and provide a link from your package. The user clicking on it (as long as they are running a Windows computer) will be able to download the package and install it
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by:Murray Brown
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Hi. Thanks Eric. I have no idea where to begin. Would you possibly be able to point me in the right direction. Thanks
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Thanks very much
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