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Hi experts,
I'm creating a setup project for a windows forms application. There is a directory whose access permissions have to get changed during the setup. I have C# code to do that[^] programmatically.
Running that code during setup seems to point right at custom actions.
This article[^] contains a chapter "C++ custom action DLL", which I personally would like very much, If it was possible to use C# code instead of C++.
Is it possible to translate UINT __stdcall MethodName(MSIHANDLE hInstall) and MsiGetPropertyW() to C# equivalents?
If so, how?
Posted 19-Apr-11 4:32am
Edited 19-Apr-11 4:33am

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Solution 1

I once wrote a blog entry about VS setup porjects and custom actions using C#. Its here:[^]
For the second part, I am not exactly sure at this point, but could look up later and update this answer.
Sorry if it does not meet your needs.

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