How to add a 'special character' folder in C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\.# in msi. Please can any one help me out for this solution.
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Its very simple, create a custom action to run the following command

cmd /c mkdir "C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\.#"

or you can use the similar command in the Batch file.
Answered 10/13/2010 by: er.hsingh
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OOI, what brain-dead software requires this folder?
Answered 10/14/2010 by: VBScab
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I believe he encounter this special character in operating system with non-english MUI installed.
Answered 10/19/2010 by: Hits?
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