I am using Installsheild 12. I want to add an entry in setup.ini file embedded in setup.exe. The entry should be located under [startup] section.

I have seen a link similar to this. http://knowledge.macrovision.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?cmd=displayKC&docType=kc&externalId=Q107253&sliceId
But it allows only for modifying an existing key. Not alloowing to insert a new key.
Is there any way to do this?
If any one knows about this please help.

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Whilst we don't like turning people away, have you tried InstallShield's forums? http://community.installshield.com/forumdisplay.php?f=211
Answered 02/18/2008 by: VBScab
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Hello Rejani,

Reading the Macrovision article at the link you posted seems to imply that the utility can be used to add (as well as modify setup.ini parameters (if I read it correctly). The following line is from the article.

The example below adds the value MYPROP="Test" to the CmdLine key of the StartUp section.

Alternatively, have you looked at the documentation regarding using the /ig parameter to setup.exe - this might be a method you can use to add/alter the InstallGUID from the command line instead of modifying the embedded setup.ini.


Answered 02/18/2008 by: spartacus
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