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VS2003 Setup conditions

I'm having difficulties with a setup-project for a VS-2003 application. The setup is used for both a new installation as an update installation.

When the user performs an update, a specific files should never be overwritten (this file holds some user information). On the other hand, when the setup is a first time install, the file must be installed in the [TARGETDIR].

So, on the Launch Condition screen, I created a File Search, checking if the specific file does exist. This search has the property FLEETEXISTS. Like this:


On the File Installation Properties I'm checking the Condition [FLEETEXISTS] to determine if the file exists. Something like this.


I tried several syntaxes, like...

Expand|Select|Wrap|Line Numbers
...but non of these seem to work. The setup just always overwrites the file in the [TARGETDIR].

The deployment properties are:


How can I make things work?

Oct 12 '07 #1
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