First time poster, but AppDeploy has already taught me a lot in the last couple months. Thanks so much to all of you!

I've got the latest version of Quicktime set up with a batch file for silent install. Everything works great, except that the default file associations aren't being applied for all users.

I've tried copying the preference file from my local profile (which has it set properly) into other user's folders to test, but that doesn't seem to work.

Any suggestions?
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I don't know by heart but these could also be set in the registry. Have a look in the HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT hive for the keys that represent the file associations (like .mov in this case I imagine). Remember the HKCR hive is actually built up of HKCU\Software\Classes and HKLM\Software\Classes, so look through the former if the extension was maybe only registered for the installing user.

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Answered 10/25/2011 by: pjgeutjens
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I downloaded the AppDeploy program yesterday. Would I be able to use that to create an MSI that includes the changes I make after setup?
Answered 10/25/2011 by: ryanjoachim
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Answered my own question, and no...I can't.

AppDeploy catches all the changes made by the installer, as well as changes to the registry from applying the default file associations...but it doesn't look like this'll help me much.
Answered 10/25/2011 by: ryanjoachim
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The AppDeploy application is for RE-packaging applications, i.e. those which use legacy, non-MSI technology. If you capture an MSI-based installer to a new MSI, you open up a world of pain!

Browse the Package KB here at AppDeploy for Quicktime. It's very well documented.
Answered 10/31/2011 by: VBScab
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