MAKEMSI quickly and reliably creates MSI files in a non-programmatic way
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Installed Shortcuts and Options

Make MSI installs a number of tools and sets up some explorer right click (contect menu) or "Send To" shortcuts. It also creates items in the "Start" menu.

The "Start" menu contains links to "MAKEMSI" and "PPWIZARD" documentation as well as links to their internet homepages.

A lot of these installed features use VBSCRIPT, so its possible you may be prompted for authorisation.

Some more specific details can be found in:

Some MAKEMSI installed tools are:

Missing Options or File Icons Wrong?

Note that if you have just installed MAKEMSI and you don't appear to be getting these facilities then you either chose not to install them or you need to shutdown and restart the computer.

The expected icons for files are (the following may not display correctly unless using IE):

If you don't see the above icons then you will probably need to fix your associations, this is accessed via the "File Types" tab in Explorer's "Folder Options", in the following picture you would need to press "restore":


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