Installer Program

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    Installer Program

    Hi Guys, I was trying to make an installer program for one of my encryption programs. I wanted the one installer to spawn all of the components of the program (the program itself, directories, txt files, other affiliated programs, etc.) I was trying to have the one program install all of these. Any ideas? If no one can solve it that way does anyone know the command for copying files?

    Thanks Alot!

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    If no one can solve it that way does anyone know the command for copying files?
    Different API's may have easy methods for doing this, but why don't you just create your own function to do it? All you need to do is read in one file and write to the other.

    As for the rest of the question, I'm really unclear as to what you're asking.

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    Thanks for that first tip, ill try it

    to answer your second question:

    i want to make a program that actually Creates other programs. Have them like hardcoded into the first program or something like that. To make everything more portable. Instead of having 3 programs you have 1 that creates the 3 you need. I hope i clarified that.

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    If you're looking for an install-making program, check out NSIS.

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    Thanks for the NSIS tip, ill try it. But i want to learn how to do it myself (plus it'll keep the file size down). Any ideas???

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