Building a Desktop Installer

The preceding section describes how to create a device .cab installer that you can use to deploy the file to devices manually and install the product. Many device users have ActiveSync set up on their desktop computer, and this can be used to automate the installation process. In this section, we create a sample installation project to provide a package that can be run on a desktop computer and that will deploy and install the .cab file using ActiveSync. On the File menu, select New Project, and then select Other Project Types, Setup And Deployment, and Setup Project.

Adding Your .cab Project

You can add the output from another project in your solution to your Application Folder. We do this in this example to add in ...

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