C# VS2005 - Installing deployed application to an specif path

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  • 15 years ago

    Hello everyone,

    Where exactly do I configure a C# application to install in a specific path?  Like, for example:

    C:\Program Files\myApp

    Please note that I don't mean the deployment folder!

    I looked throughout the application properties, publish properties and publish Wizard, but didn't find a configuration option for that.

    Thanks a lot,


  • 15 years ago

    If you're talking about C# 2005 Express then you don't.  All Express IDEs only support ClickOnce deployment.  ClickOnce apps are not installed in the Program Files folder, or the file system at all in fact.  They are installed to the ClickOnce cache.  I suggest that you do some reading on ClickOnce on MSDN and if you decide that it is not right for you then you'll need to find an alternative means of deploying your apps.  There are third-party deployment tools available, like Inno or NSIS, which are both free.

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