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I created a simple script to drop some files in the windows temp then run a batch file. I used highest compression. The total size of all the files plus the au3 file is 286MB. The final EXE file is 559MB

Consists of:

DirCreate

24-FileInstall

RunWait

Wrapper settings, Compile with Options: compression highest, x86, exe, use UPX, requireAdminstrator, extra files-24 added, Run AUECheck, Run Tidy

That's it.

Why is the final file so huge?

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Are you using any #includes in your script? If so, when you compile it it will add in all of the included files to your exe unless you add this line "#Obfuscator_Parameters=/om /striponly" at the top of your script. Just a thought.


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No, here it is. Files were added on the Res Add Files tab (see attached). Is this wrong?

#Region ;**** Directives created by AutoIt3Wrapper_GUI ****

#AutoIt3Wrapper_Outfile=C:\Users\xx\Desktop\AutoITTest\AdobeReader9.4MUIUpdate\AdobeReaderMUI940_x86.exe

#AutoIt3Wrapper_Compression=4

#AutoIt3Wrapper_UseX64=n

#AutoIt3Wrapper_Res_Comment=

#AutoIt3Wrapper_Res_Fileversion=1.0.0.0

#AutoIt3Wrapper_Res_Language=1033

#AutoIt3Wrapper_res_requestedExecutionLevel=requireAdministrator

#AutoIt3Wrapper_Res_File_Add=1028.mst

#AutoIt3Wrapper_Res_File_Add=1030.mst

#AutoIt3Wrapper_Res_File_Add=1031.mst

#AutoIt3Wrapper_Res_File_Add=1033.mst

#AutoIt3Wrapper_Res_File_Add=1034.mst

#AutoIt3Wrapper_Res_File_Add=1035.mst

#AutoIt3Wrapper_Res_File_Add=1036.mst

#AutoIt3Wrapper_Res_File_Add=1040.mst

#AutoIt3Wrapper_Res_File_Add=1041.mst

#AutoIt3Wrapper_Res_File_Add=1042.mst

#AutoIt3Wrapper_Res_File_Add=1043.mst

#AutoIt3Wrapper_Res_File_Add=1044.mst

#AutoIt3Wrapper_Res_File_Add=1046.mst

#AutoIt3Wrapper_Res_File_Add=1053.mst

#AutoIt3Wrapper_Res_File_Add=2052.mst

#AutoIt3Wrapper_Res_File_Add=abcpy.ini

#AutoIt3Wrapper_Res_File_Add=AcroRead.msi

#AutoIt3Wrapper_Res_File_Add=AcroRead.sms

#AutoIt3Wrapper_Res_File_Add=AdbeRdr940.bat

#AutoIt3Wrapper_Res_File_Add=AdbeRdrUpd940_mui.mst

#AutoIt3Wrapper_Res_File_Add=AdbeRdrUpd940_mui_cum.msp

#AutoIt3Wrapper_Res_File_Add=Data1.cab

#AutoIt3Wrapper_Res_File_Add=Setup.exe

#AutoIt3Wrapper_Res_File_Add=setup.ini

#AutoIt3Wrapper_Au3Check_Stop_OnWarning=y

#AutoIt3Wrapper_Run_Tidy=y

#EndRegion ;**** Directives created by AutoIt3Wrapper_GUI ****

#cs ----------------------------------------------------------------------------

AutoIt Version: 3.3.6.1

Author: myName

Script Function:

Template AutoIt script.

#ce ----------------------------------------------------------------------------

; Script Start - Add your code below here

Opt("TrayIconHide", 1)

DirCreate("C:\Windows\Temp\AdbeRdrupd940_mui")

FileInstall(".\1028.mst", "c:\windows\temp\AdbeRdrUpd940_mui\1028.mst", 1)

FileInstall(".\1030.mst", "c:\windows\temp\AdbeRdrUpd940_mui\1030.mst", 1)

FileInstall(".\1031.mst", "c:\windows\temp\AdbeRdrUpd940_mui\1031.mst", 1)

FileInstall(".\1033.mst", "c:\windows\temp\AdbeRdrUpd940_mui\1033.mst", 1)

FileInstall(".\1034.mst", "c:\windows\temp\AdbeRdrUpd940_mui\1034.mst", 1)

FileInstall(".\1035.mst", "c:\windows\temp\AdbeRdrUpd940_mui\1035.mst", 1)

FileInstall(".\1036.mst", "c:\windows\temp\AdbeRdrUpd940_mui\1036.mst", 1)

FileInstall(".\1040.mst", "c:\windows\temp\AdbeRdrUpd940_mui\1040.mst", 1)

FileInstall(".\1041.mst", "c:\windows\temp\AdbeRdrUpd940_mui\1041.mst", 1)

FileInstall(".\1042.mst", "c:\windows\temp\AdbeRdrUpd940_mui\1042.mst", 1)

FileInstall(".\1043.mst", "c:\windows\temp\AdbeRdrUpd940_mui\1043.mst", 1)

FileInstall(".\1044.mst", "c:\windows\temp\AdbeRdrUpd940_mui\1044.mst", 1)

FileInstall(".\1046.mst", "c:\windows\temp\AdbeRdrUpd940_mui\1046.mst", 1)

FileInstall(".\1053.mst", "c:\windows\temp\AdbeRdrUpd940_mui\1053.mst", 1)

FileInstall(".\2052.mst", "c:\windows\temp\AdbeRdrUpd940_mui\2052.mst", 1)

FileInstall(".\abcpy.ini", "c:\windows\temp\AdbeRdrUpd940_mui\abcpy.ini", 1)

FileInstall(".\AcroRead.msi", "c:\windows\temp\AdbeRdrUpd940_mui\AcroRead.msi", 1)

FileInstall(".\AcroRead.sms", "c:\windows\temp\AdbeRdrUpd940_mui\AcroRead.sms", 1)

FileInstall(".\AdbeRdrUpd940_mui.mst", "c:\windows\temp\AdbeRdrUpd940_mui\AdbeRdrUpd940_mui.mst", 1)

FileInstall(".\AdbeRdrUpd940_mui_cum.msp", "c:\windows\temp\AdbeRdrUpd940_mui\AdbeRdrUpd940_mui_cum.msp", 1)

FileInstall(".\Data1.cab", "c:\windows\temp\AdbeRdrUpd940_mui\Data1.cab", 1)

FileInstall(".\Setup.exe", "c:\windows\temp\AdbeRdrUpd940_mui\Setup.exe", 1)

FileInstall(".\Setup.ini", "c:\windows\temp\AdbeRdrUpd940_mui\Setup.ini", 1)

FileInstall(".\AdbeRdr940.bat", "c:\windows\temp\AdbeRdrUpd940_mui\AdbeRdr940.bat", 1)

RunWait(@ComSpec & " /c " & "c:\windows\temp\AdbeRdrUpd940_mui\AdbeRdr940.bat", "", @SW_HIDE)

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You are adding them twice in this way.

Get rid of the "#AutoIt3Wrapper_Res_File_Add=" lines as they have no purpose.


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Ok, so using the command FileInstall also adds the files to the build. I thought you had to 1. add the files to the build, then 2. have a command saying where to extract them to use. This one command does both?

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Yes, FileInstall does both for you. That's why the first parameter has to be a literal path, and not a variable, because it is actually used at Compile Time to find the file, and add it to the final exe.

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Great thank you everyone. What a fast forum!

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