Re: creating MSI files

  • From: "Richard Sherman" <squirman@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 2 Nov 2006 15:24:08 -0800

Hi Blake,
I put the word out to find you an answer and this is what I have come up 

Damien Sadler wrote:
I use a program called msicreate. can't remember the direct url, but it's 
freeware, and   never used installshield. however, I am not very fond of 
Microsoft install packages, for the simple fact that it doesn't do any 
favors for networks, as it looks for the network's start menu and not the 
local machine's.
if I make an installer I use autoit, nsis or inno setup.
end quote

Based on what he wrote I used Google to find the following websites based on 
using just the search term "msi create":

A Microsoft web page talking about third party installers is at

A possible web page to find a free product is

There was many more selections to search thru so give it a try.
If I come across anything else I will let you know.


----- Original Message ----- 
  From: Blake Sinnett
  To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  Sent: Tuesday, October 31, 2006 7:32 AM
  Subject: creating MSI files

  Hi all. Does anyone know of a tool to create Microsoft Windows Installer 
  files that is accessible with JAWS? How accessible is Installshield 12?


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