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06-27-1997, 12:00 AM
Our application currently uses a customized VB installation program. We
are considering moving the installation app to InstallShield Express
2.0.

Can InstallShield Express 2.0 backup files from a previous software
installation, since our client may have a previous installation of
product on their machine?

For example, if a database named MYDB.MDB exists, can IS2.0 backup this
file to MYDB.001 before adding the new MYDB.MDB?

NewsArchive
07-01-1997, 12:00 AM
Andy,

You will need to write an Express extension to backup files for your
example below.
Dan

Andy Mikesell <Andy_Mikesel@mail.amsinc.com> wrote in article
<33B37F0A.4A35@mail.amsinc.com>...
> Our application currently uses a customized VB installation program. We
> are considering moving the installation app to InstallShield Express
> 2.0.
>
> Can InstallShield Express 2.0 backup files from a previous software
> installation, since our client may have a previous installation of
> product on their machine?
>
> For example, if a database named MYDB.MDB exists, can IS2.0 backup this
> file to MYDB.001 before adding the new MYDB.MDB?
>