10.0 Modify the Installation

Create and deploy a transform to customize how Reflection is installed on user workstations. As defined by Microsoft, "a transform is a collection of changes applied to an installation. By applying a transform (*.mst file) to a base installation package, the installer can add or replace data in the installation database.”

Creating Transforms

By deploying the transform with the Reflection base installation package, you can specify the installation directory, change the user data location, change the Remove or Add commands from the Windows Uninstall or change a program list, and change other default settings.

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Create or Modify a Transform

Create a Microsoft transform (.mst file) that you can deploy with your product MSI file to change how the product is installed.

Walkthrough: Create a Transform

Example that shows how to add a desktop shortcut and disable the Change button on the Uninstall or change a program list.

Apply a Transform to Your Installation

How to add a transform to installs started with setup.exe