Build a Proper Installer

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This is step 19 of 25 Steps to Build Your Own Micro ISV

  • this is a common difference between free and professional software: ease of install/uninstall
  • don't install into program files\company name\product name -- just go program files\product name
  • inno setup l8o, wix (l8p) and nullsoft scriptable install system NSIS -- l8n
  • LUA: any updated files go into Environment.SpecialFolder.ApplicationData --(which maps to C:\Documents and Settings\[userName]\Application Data\[Product Name] ) **NOT** just into program files\[Product Name]



This is step 19 of 25 Steps to Build Your Own Micro ISV