Install Actions

You can use the install actions to run commands before and after the wrapped executable is run. These actions can be any command line, you wish to run. This includes batch files and other scripts with or without parameters.

If you combine this feature with the ability to include other files than the wrapped executable itself, then you can do a wide variety of things. These are some examples:

Add Entries to the Registry

Use regedit.exe and a registry file to modify the registry database. You can read about the command line for the Registration Info Editor at Microsoft's website.

Run a VB Script

You can launch a VB Script using the cscript.exe or wscript.exe command line syntax. With these scripts you can do virtually anything including accessing databases, files, and folders.

Run Powershell

Just like the VB script mentioned above, you can do a lot with access to run Powershell scripts.

Current Directory

When actions are run, the current directory is the folder where the files were unpacked to.

See Also

Wizard Page - Actions