CONVERT EXISTING SETUP (EXE) INSTALLATION TO MSI INSTALL PACKAGE - EXE TO MSI
How to convert existing exe to msi package for installation
In this short how to ... tutorial we will demonstrate in quick and easy way on how you can convert any existing exe
installation setup into a fully working and compatible
ready for installation in your enterprise network.SSCM, GPO (group policy)
All created msi packages are fully compatible with the latest Microsoft Windows installer standards and can be easily deployed with
and any other third party tools that supports msi package installations.Pros: Repackage any existing setup (EXE to MSI) to a fully compatible msi installation package.
AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition version 2014.476
Before continue please make sure you have downloaded our latest version of our repackaging product
ZOLA MSI Repackager from our website www.zolasoftware.com to get the latest version available.
Now lets repackage existing setup installation for the product
fully compatible msi package ready for distribution across networks.
From the main screen right click anywhere on the listview and select the
„Create New Project“ - Based on System Snapshot (Before/After) menu item.
Click next the „Create First Snapshot“ button to initialize and create the first snapshot of all the files andAVG AntiVirus Free
the registry system.
product installs both a service and a drivers to the operating system so we
recommend to have the „Capture Setting“ to „My Modification is heavily advanced and contains one
or more service or driver installations“ checked before creating the first snapshot.
First snapshot in progress, this task can take up to several minutes to complete.
Creating first snapshot completed. Now close the dialog or the application and execute next the AVG AntiVirus Free
product and install it with your configuration.
Installation of AVG AntiVirus Free
AVG AntiVirus Free
installed and configured correctly.
Now restart the ZOLA MSI Repackager
application and compare the second snapshot and all changesAVG AntiVirus Free
created to the Windows operating system.
Click „Compare Changes“ to initialize the second snapshot.
Creating second snapshot in progress, this task can take up to several minutes to complete.
Second snapshot of all modifications created in file and registry systems completed. Click
„Show Results“ button to continue to project editor.
showing all monitored and captured results for the AVG AntiVirus Free
installation. From the Project Editor
you can edit, add or modify data for the file and registry system. Click „Save Project“ to save current monitored project into repository storage.
Next give your new project a name and a detailed description, then click „Save Now“ button to have your project data
been saved to the repository storage.
Saving and moving all files and registry data captured during the AVG AntiVirus Free
installation into the repository
storage. This task can take up to several minutes to complete and depends on where your repository storage is located
and amount of data captured.
Repository project AVG AntiVirus Free
completed. Click „Close“ button to close the repository results.
Now you should see your project called „AVG ANTI-VIRUS FREE EDITION - 2014.4765 - (X64 BIT)“
listview located on the main application screen.
Now lets convert the monitored project into a fully compatible msi package for installation.„AVG ANTI-VIRUS FREE EDITION - 2014.4765 - (X64 BIT)“
To convert the project
into a msi package ready for
installation and to be distributed across your network computers right click on the project name and select the
„Create MSI For Installation - (Multi Select Supported)“ item.
From the „Build MSI File“ dialog make sure you apply your msi settings you wish to compile with and then click on the
„Build Now“ button to create your MSI pakcage for installation mode.
Converting „AVG ANTI-VIRUS FREE EDITION - 2014.4765 - (X64 BIT)“
project to MSI package for installation
mode in progress. This task can take up to several minutes to complete.
AVG AntiVirus Free
software repackaged successfully to a MSI installation package.
The ZOLA MSI Repackager
is a all-in-one product to repackage any existing setup (EXE to MSI)
installation to a fully MSI package
ready for distribution across enterprise networks. The repackage engine uses latest Microsoft
Windows installer standards when compiling projects to a msi package both for installation and uninstallations modes.