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Capture software installation via snapshot before/after

In this quick guide we will explain how you can create a project using the built-in snapshot module that is able to capture all activities in the files and registry system between two scans. We recommend to install ZOLA Repackage And Deployment on a fresh install of Windows or running the product inside a VMWare, Oracle VirtualBox etc... client.

The advantage of running ZOLA Repackage And Deployment program on a fresh installed Windows will increase the capture rate of monitoring all the files and registry system changes when installing a software. If you are going to monitor a uninstallation of a software it is not so important to have a fresh Windows as the uninstallation process is always the same i.e.. removing of files and registry in Windows.

Create a new project using the built-in Snapshot module

Before you start please make sure you already downloaded the software you are going to install and have the setup file available on the Windows desktop or in another place where you can execute it.

To take a system snapshot click on the ... Project Management button or right click on the listview to get the popup menu. Then next select ... Create New Project > Based on System Snapshot Before/After.
Create MSI Package from Original Setup File
From this dialog you can tweak your capture settings but we recommend you to always use default settings from the original installation of the product. If you are going to monitor software installation that contains complex driver installation you must check the ... My modification is heavily advanced and contains one or more service or driver installations.

To start the capture click on the ... Create First Snapshot button.
Repackage EXE to MSI from Snapshot Module
Taking first snapshot started.
Creating MSI Package from Existing Setup in Progress
First snapshot of files and registry system complete, now install your software and configure it for your needs.
Create MSI Snapshot in Progress - Converting Snapshot to MSI
After completing the software installation and other modifications to the operating system then click on the ... Compare Changes button to take the second snapshot and compare the changes that where applied during the software installation process.
MSI Package Creation in Progress EXE to MSI
Now the first and second snapshot is ready and you can view your results in the project editor. Click next on the ... Show Results button to move to the next step and view your captured results.
MSI Snapshot Completed
Project editor will be opened and there you can review your captured results, and modify it
on your own knowledge. When you are sure you have the desired results then click on the ... Save Project button to move to the next step.
Edit or Modify your monitored results for MSI Package
Next we need to give the project a name and description. It is very important before you click the ... Save Now button to have the Repository project results checked. The repository action will copy all the files and registry that where captured into a repository storage. When a project is available in the repository storage you can deploy it to remote computers in your network.
EXE(s) to MSI Packaging Tool - Give MSI a Name
After clicking the ... Save Now button the program will copy all files and registry entries that where captured into the assigned repository storage and show the results.
Repository Monitored Files and Registry to Create MSI Package
When repository task is completed you should have your project created successfully and should be available in the program project view.
Available Projects that can be Converted into Silent MSI Install Files
Now when you have a project available you can perform various tasks like Deploy it to remote computers, Uninstall the project file and registry info from your remote computers or convert it into a self-installing Windows Installer msi file for distribution etc...
Deploy or Uninstall Installation to Remote Network Computers
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