Software Deployment Question

Premiere Elements 2.x

03/01/2006 2357 views
just following this guide for creating a msi to install Premiere Elements 2 (so i can install with AD)
i havent done this before and would like to know

A: "Create an MST for Adobe Premiere Elements 2.0.msi supplied by the vendor." am i creating one of these or pulling one from the cd

B: "Import the .reg file created in step 3 into the MST." how do i do that?

C: what do i do with the mst file when its made?

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Hi fester,

If your installer is already an .MSI, you can create a .MST file.
In creating .MST (Transforms) you can use a freeware tools (ORKTOOLS).
Upon creating MST, you can insert this regfile on the way upon creating MST.
You can test the created .MST file if its working correctly by typing this at run command

msiexec /i "Path to MSI" TRANSFORMS"Path to MST"

/i means Install
/x means UnInstall
/f means Repair

I hope this helps.

Answered 03/02/2006 by: knight
Orange Senior Belt

how do i actualy "insert the regfile"
Answered 03/02/2006 by: fester2001
Yellow Belt

Hi Fester,

You can insert the reg file by adding or importing it on the Add/Remove Registry entries on sequence 11/17.

Answered 03/03/2006 by: knight
Orange Senior Belt

Add/Remove Registry entries on sequence 11/17.
sorry im new to this how exacly do i do that?

i asume in orca but i cant find the option
Answered 03/05/2006 by: fester2001
Yellow Belt

If you wanted to create a transforms using ORCA, you can add the reg file on the reg table. First open the MSI with ORCA, click on transforms (New Transform), click on component table. Copy one component name and paste it on the notepad for your referrence. Now go to registry table, then right click on the righ window pane. Select Add row, then add row window will appear. Enter the value of what reg you wanted to add, on the bottom you can see the component column, use the name you copied on notepad on component table.

Reg Root.

0 = HKEY_Classes
1 = HKEY_Current_User
2 = HKEY_Local_Machine

Hope this helps,

Answered 03/07/2006 by: knight
Orange Senior Belt

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