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deecole
08-28-2012, 01:39 PM
I received an uncompressed MSI package, but to use it I really need a compressed MSI package (i.e., single .msi file). I haven't found a way in either InstallShield or AdminStudio where I can import a full installer and files and generate a new installer. Is there any way to do this?

Thanks,

David

(p.s. no, I do not have access to the original project file or build environment.)

RobertDickau
08-28-2012, 03:33 PM
Hi, David,

In InstallShield, maybe try File > Open and select Open As: Wizard in the file-browse dialog. That should convert the MSI you select into an InstallShield project, and you can change build configurations and the rest from there.

Cheers,

Robert

deecole
08-29-2012, 10:36 AM
Robert,

Thanks! You always seem to know that extra 50%.

The Open-As Wizard option yields lots of _Validation table errors, but that doesn't seem to be a problem, and gets me to where I can tweak the InstallShield project to get what I need.

Thanks again,

David