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I have a Visual Studio Setup Project, with a Custom Dialog with one Textbox. The default-content of this textbox should be the hostname of the PC, where the Setup was startet. How can I do this? Is this possible, if I override the Install-Method or do I need another way?

Posted 1-Jan-11 5:25am
Edited 1-Jan-11 5:26am
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Solution 1

Put this code intot he form's constructor AFTER the call to InitializeComponent():

string hostName = Dns.GetHostName();
textBox.Text = "PC HostName";

From OP: I don't think that this is possible on a setup-project? I can't access Textboxes in a Setup-Project this way.
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Solution 3

A google search for ".Net custom forms in setup project" revealed this link. It may or may not help. You should get about 308,000 hits if you google search the same phrase.[^]

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