Monthly Archives: February 2014

How do I create an AutoRun menu for a USB stick?

With USB sticks it is easy to distribute a large number of files, or large files, to other persons. For example software, videos, documents, drawings, etc. USB flash drives are also fast (especially USB 3.0 drives are very fast), so … Continue reading

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Is it possible to create an online installer with Visual Installer?

The answer is: Yes, it is possible. With the installation tool SamLogic Visual Installer you can create a simple installer with no or very little user interaction. You can turn off all setup dialog boxes, or maybe leave one information … Continue reading

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How to complete MSI installation #1 before #2 starts (when running multiple installations)

Sometimes it is necessary to run and complete one MSI installation before the next MSI installation starts. This may happens if your software is dependent of some specific prerequisites, also during the installation. One common problem is that one component … Continue reading

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Visual Installer: New script command that handles MSI installations

We have added a new script command to Visual Installer’s scripting language that handles MSI installations (Windows Installer installations). The name of the new script command is MSIEXEC and it is very flexible in its use. Via this script command … Continue reading

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Why does not AutoRun work with my CD / DVD drive?

Since Windows 95 all versions of Windows has supported the AutoRun technology. This technology allows programs and menu interfaces, that are distributed on CDs and DVDs, to be opened automatically when the disc is inserted in the computer’s drive. But … Continue reading

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Visual Installer: How to add a shortcut to an application

If you use Visual Installer to install an application, it is very likely that you want to add a shortcut to Windows’ Program menu, and maybe also to Window’s desktop, that starts the application when the user clicks on the … Continue reading

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Visual Installer: Where do I handle my setup dialog boxes?

The setup dialog boxes (the setup wizard) is a very important part of an installation. Via these dialog boxes you can give the user important information about the installation and let the user choose for example an installation folder, drive, … Continue reading

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Visual Installer: Images for the setup dialog boxes

There are many ready-to-use images included in our installation tool SamLogic Visual Installer that can be used together with the setup dialog boxes (the setup wizard) that are shown for the end-user when he/she runs an installation. This video on … Continue reading

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Video: Getting Started with Visual Installer

We have published a tutorial video on our website that helps you get started with our easy-to-use installation tool Visual Installer. The video shows how to create a basic setup project; for example how to start a new project, how … Continue reading

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ComponentSource is a new reseller for SamLogic’s products

ComponentSource, the world’s largest reseller of software components and development tools, is now an official reseller for SamLogic Software’s products, and will sell our tools for developers and designers. From ComponentSource you can from now buy the following three products … Continue reading

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