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 SamLogic Software - In this issue: 35 tips for Visual Installer and CD-Menu Creator

CONTENT

Foreword
25 tips for Visual Installer
10 tips for CD-Menu Creator
Technical Articles


FOREWORD

To [$Namn],

We have published many tips for Visual Installer and CD-Menu Creator on our website, and in the two previous issues of our newsletter we have listed links to 85 of the tips. In this issue we have included links to even more tips.

You can read the previous two issues of our newsletter here:

100 tips for SamLogic's tools (part 1 of 3)
100 tips for SamLogic's tools (part 2 of 3)

Some of the tips require the latest version of the tool and if you not have it installed, you can download a free trial from this web page:

Download a free trial

Or, if you want to buy a license of the program, click on one of the links to the right ->
 
Best regards,
Anders Persson
SamLogic Software

25 TIPS FOR VISUAL INSTALLER

Logotype - Visual InstallerVisual Installer is a versatile installation tool that can create setup packages for distribution via internet, USB sticks, SD cards and CDs/DVDs. Below you will find links to useful tips that shows how to use many of the functions in the tool:

EDITOR
 
Hiding tabs in the Visual Installer editor

SECURITY
 
How to password protect an installation
Visual Installer can show visually when a license key is correct
How to use prime number license keys in Visual Installer

SPECIAL FUNCTIONS
 
The update function in Visual Installer
How to prevent an installation in wrong Windows version
How to change registration order during setup
How to install a font with Visual Installer
How to create installations in different languages
How to check bitness for an .EXE, .DLL or .OCX file
 
SCRIPTING LANGUAGE
 
Visual Installer's Scripting Language
Using the log function in Visual Installer’s script language
How to install a Windows service using script
How to use the User Options dialog box with script
How to delay deletion of a file until reboot
4 delete commands available in the script language
How to enable write permission to a Program Files folder
How to change folder permissions for sub folders
How to run an MSI installation from script
How to complete MSI installation #1 before #2 starts

VARIABLES
 
Variables in Visual Installer
Using environment variables in Visual Installer
The %REG1 to %REG5 variables in Visual Installer
 
MICROSOFT OFFICE
 
How to check if Microsoft Office is installed during an installation
How to install Access Runtime from script
 

 
SEE ALSO
 
Resources, Tips and FAQ
Users guide (PDF)
Information
 


10 TIPS FOR CD-MENU CREATOR

Logotype - CD-Menu CreatorCD-Menu Creator is a feature-rich menu designer tool that can build menus for CDs, DVDs, USB sticks and SD cards. Below you will find links to useful tips that shows how to use many of the functions in the tool:

MENUES
 
How to create a menu interface for a USB flash drive
How to create multiple menus on a CD, DVD and USB stick
How to handle menu interfaces with many buttons

SECURITY
 
How to protect a document with a password
How to encrypt a document without a password

SPECIAL
 
How to get the drive letter of the disc where the menu is run
How to use Chinese, Japanese and Thai characters in a menu
Using wildcard characters in a file path
How to start an MSI installation from a menu
CD-Menu Creator's command line parameters
  

 
SEE ALSO
 
Resources, Tips and FAQ
User's Guide (PDF)
Information
  

USB MENU CREATOR 2020 - AUTORUN MENUS FOR USB STICKS

MenuWith USB Menu Creator you can create AutoRun menu interfaces for USB flash drives. The menus will open automatically when the USB stick is plugged into the computer's USB port. From a menu users can run programs, open documents, play videos etc.
 
USB Menu Creator is a special bundle that contains the following 3 products: CD-Menu Creator, USB AutoRun Creator and Image Resizer.
 
Read more about SamLogic USB Menu Creator
  

TECHNICAL ARTICLES

ArtiklarYou can find more information that are related to Visual Installer and CD-Menu Creator (and our other products) in some technical articles that we have published on our site.

The articles cover topics such as AutoRun/AutoPlay, USB sticks, 64-bit Windows, code signing / digital certificates, manifest files, installations, SMTP etc.

Below is an index page from where you can access the most of the articles:
 
SamLogic Software - Articles / Documents
   

 

 
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Visual Installer 2020

 
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CD-Menu Creator 2020

  

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USB Menu Creator 2020

  
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