What is your favorite tool for Windows thick client installs?

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Bob Aiello asked on February 16, 2013 - 9:13pm | Replies (1).

Many of us support automated Windows installation. I have used MS Build for some time and most recently got to play with ClickOnce which is great. But what about legacy Windows applications? Do you still use Wise or InstallShield? What are the best practices and best products for supporting legacy windows application installation?

Bob Aiello
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Bob Aiello replied on February 24, 2013 - 9:13pm.

Some of the windows installers that I am looking at are:

  • Inno Installer
  • IsWix
  • InstallShield
  • Microsoft Visual Studio itself
  • Wix
  • 7-Zip
  • Install Time
  • Advanced Installer
  • InstEdit
  • MSI Studio
  • InstallAware


I am interested in hearing about your experiences using any of these tools.

Bob Aiello
Editor in Chief


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