Please does someone know how to put the MSDE launch condition in an msi. I've got my msi that requires the existence of MSDE before it can install.
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Isn't MSDE supplied in MSI format? If so, use a value in its 'Uninstall' registry entry. I'd advise against checking for the presence of its EXE because it may not be installed in the default folder.

Pick a value from those in HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\[MSDE_Product_Code]
Answered 10/03/2007 by: VBScab
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