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chacha
12-15-2002, 04:32 PM
Using the ise4 trial, how do i instruct the setup to automatically open the [installdir] following completion of the installation.

Would like to see a 'My Computer' type of window pop-up and thus display all of the files just installed.

Can this be done in the "dialogs" section under "setup complete success"

thnx, chacha

Mike Marino
12-19-2002, 12:47 PM
To open explorer to the location the files were just installed after an installation do the following:

1. Go to the "Custom Actions" view
2. Create a new "EXE" Custom action and set the properties as follows:

Source Location: File Exists on Target Computer
File Location: [WindowsFolder]
File Name and Command Line: Explorer.exe [INSTALLDIR]
Invoke: After Setup Complete Success dialog
Wait for Action: No
Run Once: Yes
Execute: During Installation
Ignore Exit Code: Yes

Hope this helps,
Mike Marino