Hi
I've and msi which needs to be instlled first before installing the actuall msi. I mean 2 msi first msi needs to be installed first and the second msi. Is there any way that i can embeed the first msi in to second msi and install only one msi..
If so can u explain clearly i mean like step by step procedure. I'm wise package studio.


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Sure Usharani, I'm sure all list members here would be more than happy to take away our own jobs to show an incompetent offshore packager how to do his...just keep waiting!....LOL [:D]
Answered 02/27/2011 by: aogilmor
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try using a nested MSI ;-)
Answered 02/27/2011 by: jmcfadyen
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Usharani,
Nested install can be too complex to handle. Not recommended usually.
Which is the first MSI that you want to install? Is it some kind of redistributable setup/pre-req component?
You should try to create a program(using batch, vbscript, .wse or any other) which calls these MSI's one by one using msiexec.
You can then create a self-extracting executable by bundling the MSI's & the executable inside it.
OR
Just make use of the deployment tool.
Answered 02/28/2011 by: WiseAppPackager
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There are only 2 solutions:
1) Chained installation
2) Nested msi

http://www.symantec.com/connect/articles/nested-msis-basics-and-directions
Answered 02/28/2011 by: itolutions
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wrap msi's with msi's then add more msi's and a wisescript then vbscript, should fix issue
Answered 02/28/2011 by: clueless
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