I need to know how to add a file to MSI file. {with ORCA}

I already Got this answer :
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STEP:-

1] Make the .CAB FILE of the File you want to add using makecab command.

Makecab [Source] [Destination]

Where source = path of the file along with file name
Destination = Path where You want .CAB file.

2] Go to Component Table

A] Make component with the name of the file you want to add
B] Set the directory column with the path where you want to install the file.

3] Go to featurecomponent Table

A] Associate the component made in step 2 with the feature (Complete in case of captured Application).

4] Go to File table

A] Add Row
B] Give File name, Component column should contain the name of component made in step 2
C] File Size column should contain file size in KB.
D] Its attribute should be set to 16384 as file source type is compressed
E] Its Sequence column should be set to the last sequence in that table.
5] Go to media table
A] Add row with unique diskid, Lastsequence no should be set to the sequence no give in the file table & cabinet column should contain the name of .CAB file we made in step 1.
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But I do not know where I shall write makecab command .
I would like a different explanation using Ficticious Filenames [so that I will not make mistakes]....
for instance :

2] Go to Component Table

A] Make component with the name JO.jpg [instead of : " Make conponent of the file you want to add "]

THANKS



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If you have Orca, that implies that you also have MAKECAB, as both utilities are part of the Windows Installer SDK. If you don't have it, download the entire SDK from Microsoft. It's free.

TBH, as it's sounds like you are new to packaging, you'll find using Orca and extremely painful way to build packages. Get your employer/client to obtain a decent MSI authoring tool. These days, that really means InstallShield, as Wise seems to me to be a dead end as far as new development goes.
Answered 06/15/2009 by: VBScab
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