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Special Edition Using Microsoft® Visual Basic® .NET by Jeff Spotts, Brian Siler

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Customizing the User’s File System

Of course, the main function performed by a setup package is to modify the file system of the user’s computer. To manage the modifications that the setup package will make to the target PC’s file system, double-click the Primary Output item under the setup project in Solution Explorer. This will open the File System pane for the project in the Visual Basic .NET IDE, as shown in Figure A.8.

Figure A.8. The File System pane lets you control how the setup package modifies the user’s file system.

By default, a Windows Application setup package created by the Setup Project Wizard will install the application’s ...

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