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I'm developing an app with Visual Studio Express and SQL Server Compact - I want to create a simple installation CD containing all pre-requisite components (.NET framework 3.5, SQL Server Compact etc), in case the end user has no internet access. There is no Setup project in VS Express - does anyone know how to do this simply.

Sorry for the stupid question, Click Once deployment seems to be what is supported, but I cannot find a way to get Click Once to work without the need for the end user to have an internet connection. (I have spent 4 hours trying to get this to work, trawling internet etc.)
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Hi,

Try InnoSetup... It's free easy and very well documented.

http://www.jrsoftware.org/isinfo.php[^]

There are plenty of resources available:
.NET Framework 1.1/2.0/3.5 Installer for InnoSetup[^]

Writing A Good Setup For Your Applications[^]

Valery.
   
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AlanC12 24-Jan-12 9:19am
   
Valery - thanks for your answer. Inno has proved to be exactly what i needed (and much more).
Valery Possoz 25-Jan-12 4:54am
   
my pleasure :)
That's because Click-Once deployment is a web-based deployment strategy.

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/t71a733d(v=vs.80).aspx[^]

   
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