How to create Installer for windows application containing sql server database

Posted by Vijaygundra under Visual Studio on 1/8/2012 | Points: 10 | Views : 3253 | Status : [Member] | Replies : 3
I Have created a windows application and also created a database using visual studio server explorer, Now how can I create a setup project which include my application along with database so as to install it in user machine. and what needs to be done in changing the connection string thereafter installation in user machine




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Posted by: Vuyiswamb on: 1/8/2012 [Member] [MVP] [Administrator] NotApplicable | Points: 25

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You cant add SQL Management studio inside your Setup. It will be probably big.For changing of a Connection string you need to use Custom Action to do your setup. I have done such thing a long time ago.

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Posted by: Xedoc on: 5/12/2012 [Member] Starter | Points: 25

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I made it with this program http://actualinstaller.com

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Posted by: Nuwan on: 5/12/2012 [Member] Starter | Points: 25

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You can Create your setup Using Visual Studio ,
After you must give your connection string in local machine. Or .(Dot)

http://www.dreamincode.net/forums/topic/58021-deploying-a-c%23-application-visual-studio-setup-project/

This link will help you.

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