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Hi I am new to autoit, i am trying to create an auto updating software installer. If got that bit sorted but im stuck on the installer .exe files. I need to basically do what the vb6 bootstrapper toolkit does. Install dll files but some are shared, some are system, some are self registering etc. I am trying to replicate what is shown in the lst file:

[bootstrap Files]

File1=@VB6STKIT.DLL,$(WinSysPathSysFile),,,7/15/00 12:00:00 AM,101888,

File2=@COMCAT.DLL,$(WinSysPathSysFile),$(DLLSelfRegister),,5/31/98 12:00:00 AM,22288,4.71.1460.1

File3=@stdole2.tlb,$(WinSysPathSysFile),$(TLBRegister),,8/4/04 12:00:00 PM,17920,3.50.5014.0

File4=@asycfilt.dll,$(WinSysPathSysFile),,,8/4/04 12:00:00 PM,65024,5.1.2600.2180

File5=@olepro32.dll,$(WinSysPathSysFile),$(DLLSelfRegister),,8/4/04 12:00:00 PM,83456,5.1.2600.2180

File6=@oleaut32.dll,$(WinSysPathSysFile),$(DLLSelfRegister),,8/4/04 12:00:00 PM,553472,5.1.2600.2180

File7=@MSVBVM60.DLL,$(WinSysPathSysFile),$(DLLSelfRegister),,2/23/04 12:00:00 AM,1386496,

That is the boot strap files in needs initially, Then my program files and then these files:

File27=@MSSTDFMT.DLL,$(WinSysPath),$(DLLSelfRegister),$(Shared),2/23/04 12:00:00 AM,119808,

File28=@MSHFLXGD.OCX,$(WinSysPath),$(DLLSelfRegister),$(Shared),3/8/04 11:00:00 PM,440352,

File29=@MSFLXGRD.OCX,$(WinSysPath),$(DLLSelfRegister),$(Shared),3/9/04 12:00:00 AM,260880,

File30=@MSINET.OCX,$(WinSysPath),$(DLLSelfRegister),$(Shared),3/9/04 12:00:00 AM,132880,

File31=@TABCTL32.OCX,$(WinSysPath),$(DLLSelfRegister),$(Shared),3/9/04 12:00:00 AM,224016,

File32=@MSCOMCTL.OCX,$(WinSysPath),$(DLLSelfRegister),$(Shared),3/9/04 12:00:00 AM,1081616,

File33=@COMDLG32.OCX,$(WinSysPath),$(DLLSelfRegister),$(Shared),3/9/04 12:00:00 AM,152848,

File34=@MSCOMCT2.OCX,$(WinSysPath),$(DLLSelfRegister),$(Shared),3/9/04 12:00:00 AM,662288,

File35=@RICHED32.DLL,$(WinSysPathSysFile),,,5/7/98 12:00:00 AM,174352,4.0.993.4

File36=@RICHTX32.OCX,$(WinSysPath),$(DLLSelfRegister),$(Shared),3/9/04 12:00:00 AM,212240,

File37=@FM20.DLL,$(WinSysPath),$(DLLSelfRegister),$(Shared),3/17/05 9:39:56 PM,1146320,11.0.6550.0

File38=@dao360.dll,$(MSDAOPath),$(DLLSelfRegister),$(Shared),8/4/04 12:00:00 PM,561179,3.60.8618.0

File39=@MSWORD9.OLB,$(WinSysPath),,$(Shared),3/17/99 10:42:02 PM,548864,

File40=@EXCEL9.OLB,$(WinSysPath),,$(Shared),3/19/99 9:00:32 PM,638976,

File41=@wshom.ocx,$(WinSysPath),$(DLLSelfRegister),$(Shared),8/4/04 12:00:00 PM,98304,

File42=@msvcrt.dll,$(WinSysPathSysFile),,,8/4/04 12:00:00 PM,343040,7.0.2600.2180

File43=@scrrun.dll,$(WinSysPath),$(DLLSelfRegister),$(Shared),8/4/04 12:00:00 PM,151552,

I am just copying the file using filecopy(), how do i make the files self register (or do they, as the name suggests, register on their own!) also how do i make them shared?

WHen i run the vb toolkit setup the program works, when i do it my way i get errors.

HELP!! Im so stuck, i can answer any questions any one has, i am just so desperate to work this out! I have tried manually registering the dll's and that made no difference!

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yes all except the silent switch. My nw installer puts all the same files in the same place as the vb installer, so i guess im just not registering them correctly? I dont want to use the vb installer because it requires too much user intervention, giving the option to remove dll etc. I also use runas to elivate security level. Th lst file shows all what i need to do, and i thought i was doing that! But still the program doesnt work!

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