How to Create Windows Installations with InstallShield 2009 Premier.v188.8.131.528 64 bit
If you are a software developer who wants to create reliable and professional Windows installations for your applications, you may want to consider using InstallShield 2009 Premier.v184.108.40.2068 64 bit. InstallShield is the industry standard for Windows installations, used by over 500 million desktops worldwide[^1^]. It supports the latest Microsoft technologies, such as Windows Vista, .NET Framework 3.5, Visual Studio 2008, IIS 7.0, SQL Server 2005, Windows Server 2008, and Direct X 9.0c[^2^]. It also allows you to target mobile devices with support for Windows Mobile 6.x, Windows Embedded CE 6.x, and PalmOS 3.5 and later[^2^]. In this article, we will show you how to use InstallShield 2009 Premier.v220.127.116.118 64 bit to create Windows installations that are easy to author, customize, and deploy.
Step 1: Download and Install InstallShield 2009 Premier.v18.104.22.1688 64 bit
The first step is to download and install InstallShield 2009 Premier.v22.214.171.1248 64 bit on your computer. You can find the download link at [^1^]. The installation process is straightforward and will guide you through the necessary steps. You will need to enter your serial number and activate your product online or offline. You can also choose the language of your IDE (English, German, or Japanese) and the features you want to install.
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Step 2: Create a New Project
Once you have installed InstallShield 2009 Premier.v188.8.131.528 64 bit, you can launch it from the Start menu or the desktop shortcut. You will see the Welcome screen that gives you access to various resources and options. To create a new project, click on the New Project button on the toolbar or select File > New > Project from the menu bar. You will see a dialog box that lets you choose the type of project you want to create.
There are four main types of projects in InstallShield: Basic MSI, InstallScript MSI, InstallScript, and Web Deployments[^3^]. Each type has its own advantages and disadvantages depending on your needs and preferences. For this article, we will use the Basic MSI project type, which is the most common and recommended type for Windows installations[^3^]. It creates a Windows Installer (MSI) package that follows the standard rules and guidelines of the Windows Installer service[^3^]. It also supports features such as custom actions, prerequisites, patches, updates, multilingual installations, and more[^3^]. To create a Basic MSI project, select it from the list and click OK.
Step 3: Configure Your Project
After creating a new project, you will see the InstallShield IDE that consists of various views, panes, toolbars, and menus that help you configure your project[^4^]. The main view is the Project Assistant view that walks you through the basic steps of creating an installation[^4^]. It has five tabs: Application Information, Installation Interview, Application Files, Application Shortcuts, and Ready to Build[^4^]. You can switch between these tabs by clicking on them or using the Next and Back buttons at the bottom of the view[^4^]. You can also switch to other views by selecting them from the View menu or using the keyboard shortcuts[^4^]. Some of the other views are Installation Designer, Direct Editor, Media Layouts, Upgrade Paths, Releases, etc[^4^].
The first tab of the Project Assistant view is Application Information where you can enter basic information about your application such as its name,
You can also choose an icon for your application from a list of predefined icons or browse for your own icon file[^4^].
You can also specify whether your application requires administrative privileges or not by checking or unchecking the Require Administrative Privileges option[^4^].
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