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I have an app that at first launch pops up a dialog box asking for the computer name. I am looking for a way using installshield 12 to have the msi dredge for the computer name and automatically populate an ini or reg entry. Thanks.
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No "dredging" necessary. You can just use the standard MSI property ComputerName and reference that property in the registry and/or inifile tables, as needed.


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Answered 03/10/2007 by: spartacus
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you can also access all environment variables using this

[%VariableName]

such as

[%computername]
[%username]

blah blah..
Answered 03/11/2007 by: jmcfadyen
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Yes, but you should use [ComputerName].. resolving the enviro variable is a little more complicated.
Answered 03/12/2007 by: turbokitty
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