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OCSSCOTT
01-05-2005, 09:39 PM
I need to launch an exe I have installed during the setup. I want to launch it at the end of the setup and allow the setup to finish. Basically I am installing app X then after the install I want to launch X. Using installscript this was easy but i dont know how using custom actions. The one I made had 2 problems.

1) it did launch the app but the install wouldn't end until i closed the app

2) during the uninstall the same custom action started launching an app that is not installed and caused an error.

Can someone tell me in gory detail how to do this. I am new to custom actions.

Thanks so much

Scott

ken123
04-07-2005, 01:04 PM
1) it did launch the app but the install wouldn't end until i closed the app


Scott,

What do you have to do to launch your application during installation? Thanks.

TsungH
04-07-2005, 11:21 PM
A similar discussion (http://community.installshield.com/showthread.php?t=146528) that will give you a place to start. Or you can search in the forums for other discussions.