I have come across this question during one of the discussion on application packaging.
My approach was as below to answer this scenario:

1. If Application contains the installers in MSI format use the MSI silent commands and suppress the reboot.

2. If it is an legacy setup then use the RunOnce key.

 I am not sure if I understood the scenario completely as I am still a kid in Application Packaging. Any further explanation and answers will be very much appreciable.

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If it's a legacy installer, re-package it. I'd want to know what the vendor is going to do with my patiently-crafted build, thank you very much!! Ha, ha, ha!

For any package, find out why the reboot is being requested, remembering that most vendors are extremely dumb and think a reboot is their only option when, more often than not, it's not necessary at all.

Answered 02/24/2014 by: VBScab
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  • Thanks for your reply.
    Just want to know, whether Admin Studio or Wise Package Studio are able to handle reboot in this senario ?
    • Which tool you use is irrelevant. Besides, you can discount Wise as it's a dead product.
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