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Can I run an MSI file from a Win Installer MSI setup program?

Can I run an MSI file from a Win Installer MSI setup program?

Sorry if this is kind of crazy, but I'm looking for some help...

I am trying to set up an installer package for my VB.NET application (2008) which uses some Crystal Reports. I have the requisite MSI files to install the redistributables for Crystal Reports for Visual Studio 10.5, but they are in their own MSI program. I would like to have my installer program run the Crystal Reports Install program before trying to install my application. Can this be done? I'm having a heckuva time trying to get this finished. Thanks.

RE: Can I run an MSI file from a Win Installer MSI setup program?

Take a look at Inno Setup. It's free and can do what you want.

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RE: Can I run an MSI file from a Win Installer MSI setup program?

Thanks. I have downloaded it and will have a good look at it. Anything has to be better than the Windows installer.

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