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multiple acad.exe files

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Posted 25 October 2007 - 12:32

I must create a msi that find all the occurrence of acad.exe files in a lot of directories.
Previously i use the find file in the vs 2003 setupproject for msi but now i must find all the acad.exe in the drives.
How i retrieve all the acad.exe files?


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Posted 25 October 2007 - 12:35

If it was me, I'd be doing this in VB Script, called as a Custom Action. There are many, many examples on the Web which will do recursive searching through folders.
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Posted 29 October 2007 - 17:24

Add a row to the AppSearch, Signature, and DrLocator tables. In DrLocator, leave the Parent column blank. This will search all local drives. Note that this can take extremely long. Note that the search will stop when it finds the first occurance of the file. If you need to find multiple copies, you need to use a custom action.