I created a MSI that copies 8 dll to the MS Office Directory. These dll are for a internally devolped application. So far so good.

2 of the dll need need to be registered. I know I have to use a CUSTOM ACTION but haven't a clue how to do this, I really could use a hand, I just dont understand how to do custom actions. These CA should execute right after the files are installed.

the commands I need to execute are 

C:\WINDOWS\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v4.0.30319\regasm.exe /codebase xxxx.dll

C:\WINDOWS\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v4.0.30319\regasm.exe /codebase xxxx.dll


I am using Installshield 2009 and ORCA. Could someone get me started of where I am supposed to begin?

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Answered 05/22/2012 by: akki
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Have you tried capturing the registry entries that get created when registering them and just importing that into your package?


Answered 05/21/2012 by: Estes
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You have create Custom Action

type: 3170

source: SystemFolder

target: cmd /c "%WINDIR%\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v4.0.30319\regasm.exe /codebase xxxx.dll /silent"


Answered 05/24/2012 by: allexb
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