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BINUTB
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How to include prerequisites in installshield msi file

Hi,

prerequisites like .net frame work, sql server, etc are included in setup file.

prerequisites are not available in setup build as MSI file.

setup build as exe file, its works fine.

Please advice ,  how to include prerequisites in installshield msi file.

Install shield version - 2019, Basic MSI Installation Projects

Thanks and regards

Binu

 

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varul
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Msi wont support adding prq files directly, n order to run prq files setup.exe is required, if you want to use only msi with prq it wont support, in this case you need to use exe customaction or any other scripting language to run run your exe or msi packge,

https://docs.revenera.com/isxhelp22/helplibrary/ExpressTaskCreatingEXECA.htm#:~:text=Right%2Dclick%20the%20item%20and,n%20is%20a%20successive%20number).&text=Type%20a%20name%20for%20the%20custom%20action.

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Hi,

ie: use script like vb script to install prerequisites and then call install shield setup from that script. please advice.

Regards

Binu

 

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What about "Nested MSI" in package ?

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