I have an application that is distributed with sms on a per-user basis (as soon as possible). This was required as a must for the end-users.

The msi package consists of 2 executables and some current-user registry keys.
So no advertised shortcuts. (user requirement [X(])

The problem arrises when user2 logs on to a machine where user1 has logged on before. Both of them are member of the group on which the package is advertised.
Because user1 allready installed the package SMS doesn't install the package for user2 and de CU-keys are not repaired.

So, i want a repair of the msi.
Because i cannot use a advertised shortcut, i have to search for another solution to initialize the repair.

The executables installed on the machine are started from a word-macro. Can i make an executable/file in my msi-package advertised?
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mickman....have a look here and see if this solution helps you out

http://itninja.com/question/gnu,-freeware-and-shareware-programs-to-cloning765
Answered 01/07/2005 by: MSIMaker
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Thanx, i found that discussion earlier.

That could work. But i was wondering if i could use a file as an entry point for starting a repair.
Answered 01/07/2005 by: mickman
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