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INF: CSETUP.RTF - Technical Article PSS ID Number: Q102794 Article last modified on 05-01-1994



The information in this article applies to:
- Microsoft Windows Software Development Kit (SDK) for Windows version 3.1

Writing a Setup Application for Windows in C

Herman Rodent Microsoft Developer Network Technology Group

Created: February 10, 1993


This article describes how to create a Microsoft Windows-based setup utility for a Windows-based application in C, rather than Microsoft Test TestBasic, using the graphical user interface (GUI) setup tools and libraries shipped with the Microsoft Windows version 3.1 Software Development Kit (SDK). The sample code included with this technical article contains everything you need to create a setup application in C. The following points are covered:

  • Creating a simple setup application
  • Adding support for functions not included in the sample code

For Microsoft OnLine customers, CSETUP.RTF is available in the Software/Data Library and can be found by searching on the word CSETUP.RTF, the Q number of this article, or S14287. For CompuServe Customers, CSETUP.RTF can be downloaded from the file 1164.ZIP in library section number 11 of the MSDNLIB forum. CSETUP.RTF was archived using the PKware file-compression utility.

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