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witwicki
06-29-2005, 08:58 AM
Hi,

Is there anyway of converting a setup.exe created in InstallShield into an MSI or ISM?

Thanks
Adam

MichaelU
06-29-2005, 10:19 AM
Running setup.exe /a will often let you extract all the files carried, which should result in MSI and CAB files. From there sometimes you can get back to an ISM by opening the MSI with the File Open option "Open as: Wizard" but not all information the original ISM had will be reconstructed.

witwicki
06-29-2005, 10:52 AM
setup.exe /a dosnt work :(

MartinMarkevics
06-29-2005, 11:11 AM
Do you get an error? Perhpas it is an InstallScript setup, rather than an MSI setup. In that case, you could use a tool like AdminStudio to repackage your setup into an MSI (or ISM).