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hi guys ,
i have finished my application and for now i want to Create my set up project to manage my users to install it on client pc ,
the steps should be followed to achieve that :-
1- Install SQL Server R2 on client Machine .
2- Create New DataBase With Name (XXX) .(to be suitable to my connection string)
3- Create Change Sa Password and make it owner of XXX Data base .
4- Restore my data base . (to get my actual data base schema and data) .
5- Install Required Crystal Report files on client Machine (deploy Crystal Report).
6- Install prerequisites (like : Dot net ... etc) .
7- Install my custom application

i am using VS2010 amd SQL Server 2008
any one help me how can i do that , or tell me if i am wrong if i followed these steps

sorry for my bad language as English not my first language
thanks in advanced .
Eng.Y3MN (dot net developer ).
Posted 27-Jun-12 7:34am
Clifford Nelson 27-Jun-12 17:00pm
For a simpler application, also have clickonce:

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In Visual Studio 2010 Microsoft recommends using InstallShield 2010 Limited Edition.[^]

And here you will find a walk through article detailing how to make an installer.[^]

If you need help the best place for this is the InstallShield community forum:[^]

This should help you creating a good and reliable installer.


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