Hi all,

I need to get the changes happened to a system after installing an application or sometimes after adding some user preferences in already installed applications..
For this now I am using the method of running system scans and taking the difference in Wise package studio.
But it is taking a lot of time and seems difficult..
So I would like to know if there is any simple method to capture these changes...

Many Thanks in advance

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It all depends on what you want the output to be.

If you just want to know what those changes are, then a lightweight snapshot tool, such as InControl or InstallRite, will tell you what has been changed.

If you want to incorporate those changes into an MSI, then you're looking at using a professional packaging toolset like Wise or InstallShield.

Yes it does take a lot of time and yes it is difficult - that is what keeps us all in a job!


Answered 06/15/2011 by: dunnpy
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Also try Picture Taker its a lightwieght tool too...easy to use and analyse the changes done to the system
Answered 06/15/2011 by: rajdera1
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Thanks... :)
Answered 06/15/2011 by: arun100
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