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Old 01-27-2006, 03:49 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Track intalled files/folder/reg entrys, How ?

How can I log EVERYTHING thet is installed when I intall a app ?
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Old 01-27-2006, 07:30 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Check the program file directory for a log.txt
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Old 01-27-2006, 08:01 PM   #3 (permalink)
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it depends on the installer. if you are installing .msi's then you can specify how the log file is made. It's it's others, then it depends on each one. Some allow for log files others don't.

For MSI's,

in the registry, in the following location:
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Msi.Package\shell\Open\command
you will want to change the value there from :
"%SystemRoot%\System32\msiexec.exe" /i "%1" %*
to:
"%SystemRoot%\System32\msiexec.exe" /i "%1" %* "/l*v %systemdrive%\<path>\%1.log"

That should do it. I'll have to test it cause I don't know for sure.

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not much help there, You should be able to TRACK changes being made to your files in a given time somehow..
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snapshot programs...you take a picture of ur drive before u make a change and take a picture after, a program compares the 2 and gives u changes.
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