How to install files to the ALLUSERS profile

Article:HOWTO7343  |  Created: 2007-05-14  |  Updated: 2008-05-21  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO7343
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Question
How do I install files to the ALLUSERS profile?

Answer

  1. Add a holding folder on the Files Page of Installation Expert.
  2. Add all your files to the holding folder that you would like installed to the ALLUSERS folder.
  3. Go to MSI Script and add a Set Directory custom action after CostFinalize.
  4. In the Set Directory Custom Action, enter the following information:

    Custom Action Name: Enter a name.
    Directory: Browse for the holding folder.
    Directory Value: [%ALLUSERSPROFILE]

  5. Click OK.

Note: If you want to add a subfolder under the ALLUSERS folder, follow this steps below:

  1. Add a holding folder on the Files Page of Installation Expert.
  2. Add all your files to the holding folder that you would like installed to the ALLUSERS folder.
  3. Go to MSI Script and add a Set Directory custom action after CostFinalize.
  4. In the Set Directory Custom Action, enter the following information:

    Custom Action Name: Enter a name.
    Directory: Browse for the holding folder.
    Directory Value: [%ALLUSERSPROFILE]\<Insert Subfolder name>

  5. Click OK.

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