VB6 COM MSI Package

Neil Sauerwein
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I'm trying to figure out how to build an MSI installer to install a server application. I have an existing MSI  that I've exported from another server. tThe problem is that I need to install with a different GUID so I can have two different client versions running on the same workstation. This is a very old app and I have no idea how the original MSI was created. I broke compatibility and recompiled the DLL and recompiled, thinking this would create a different GUID but I have no way to install it on the new server.
Any help will be very appreciated, as time is of the essence.
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Ryan ChongSoftware Team Lead

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No longer in VB6 for a long time now. but I was using Inno Setup instead of the MSI installer available in old version of Visual Studio.

you may start building your installer using a newer installer packager?

Inno Setup
http://www.jrsoftware.org/isinfo.php

you can try that to see if Inno Setup creating a new GUID for you. if not wrong, you may specific that too.

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Thank you Ryan. I do need an MSI installer though. Does this product have that ability?
Ryan ChongSoftware Team Lead

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not really tried myself but you could check this out

Inno Setup and MSI
http://www.exemsi.com/inno-setup-and-msi
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Thank you Ryan. I no longer have the need for this as the application will be re-written this year.
Ryan ChongSoftware Team Lead

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Ok, you may proceed to close or delete this question then.

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Solution no longer needed.

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