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Hello all,

I want to create cab file which can be used in ie.

What i have done so far.
1. Created class library from Create ActiveX in .NET Step by Step[^]
2. Then added installer class in my project inorder to create setup.exe.
3. To create setup.exe i added dll during steps of creating setup.
Other than my original dll i have not added anything.
3. I downloaded cabinet sdk from internet and used command
cabarc.exe n OurActiveX.cab OurActiveX.inf setup.exe

Its giving me error
FCIAddfile() failed: code 1[Failure opening file to be stored in cabinet.]

Please help me resolve this i am pissed of with this.

Thanks in Advance.
Posted 2-Jan-14 20:23pm
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CHill60 at 3-Jan-14 16:11pm
   
Could the file be open in something else?

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Solution 1

If you use command like this:
cabarc.exe n OurActiveX.cab OurActiveX.inf setup.exe
then the most likely reason is that you did not specify path to file which you want to add to cab file.

Have a look here: Cabarc Syntax[^]
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sunil mali at 11-Jan-14 7:02am
   
Thanks i got my answer my command was wrong
it looks like it should be extension .ini instead of .inf.
In blog its written as .inf.
Maciej Los at 11-Jan-14 9:04am
   
Please, mark this answer as solution (green button) - formally.

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