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I'm in the MSI file for this with ORCA, and trying to get rid of the program files folder. I deleted the two entries from the shorcut menu, but this only gets rid of the contents of the Start Menu>Programs>Live Meeting 2007 folder. I cannot seem to find where to delete that folder as well.
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- You should be creating a transform rather than directly editing the MSI. Load the back-up of the original which you took (you did back it up, right?), make your changes and then save the changed file as a transform

- You can specify a different target from the command line, by specifying the INSTALLDIR property with a path, e.g.
MSIExec /i LiveMeeting.MSI TRANSFORMS="LiveMeeting.MST" INSTALLDIR="C:\LiveMeet" [other command-line switches]
Answered 06/16/2009 by: VBScab
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sound more like you need to remove the Createfolder or ProgramFilesFolder directory entries and related tables from mst so empty folder doesnt appear in start menu.
Answered 06/16/2009 by: Tone
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The CreateFolder entries did it, thanks! I know this is a real noob question, but what is the problem with editing the MSI directly?
dropping those rows with it setup as a transform crashes Orca with this MSI for some reason.. I think that is why I edited the MSI directly.
Answered 06/16/2009 by: healthcare
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what is the problem with editing the MSI directly? Principally, it comes down to complexity and/or vendor incompetence, with a mix of support issues thrown in.
Answered 06/17/2009 by: VBScab
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