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Hi All,

I have built an application which wants to access Excel page, it works fine only if Access Database Engine is installed in machine, Now the question is How can I make the application work properly without installing Access Database Engine in other machine or how to make it to install as dependency without installing seperatly but gets installed automatically. I am using 1 click setup to develop the Setup.

I tried with installer but the event is not raised after installation, can some one please help me with this.

Posted 20-Mar-13 1:52am
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Solution 1

sagarjainhr 20-Mar-13 8:55am
I tried with this but its not able to create the prerequisite...
Kuthuparakkal 20-Mar-13 9:01am
Updated soln, try now!
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Solution 2

this link helped me a lot in adding PrerequisiteAdd your own (custom) prerequisite to "ClickOnce" application[^]

but the problem is that even though the Accessdatabase is installed in the system it ask for reinstallation. how can I over come it so that it doesnt prompt the user to install the Accessdatabase engine if its priorly installed in the system
adrian@csdev 25-Mar-13 10:05am
Sagarjainhr email me at and I will write you a sample application to check is the Access Database Engin is installed or not

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