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How To add and application and make registry changes to the computer afterwards.

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Here is how to install a software package and make registry changes to the machine afterwards.  This will require the creation of two separate applications in the smartImager console - one to install the software, and one to make the registry changes.

 

STEP 1:  Make a folder for your application and registry files

  • Create a new folder named MyCustomApp in the ".Program FilesSirckssmartImagerRepositoriesApplications" directory.
  • Place your application binaries (any files needed to install the application) into the "MyCustomApp" folder.
  • Place any registry files needed into the "MyCustomApp" folder

STEP 2: Application 1 - MySoftware

  • In the smartImager console, choose Components | Applications and click Create to create a new application with the following settings:
    • NAME: MySoftware
    • FOLDER PATH: C:Program FilesSirckssmartImagerRepositoriesApplicationsMyCustomApp
    • INSTALL COMMAND: (click the Browse [magnifying glass] to choose your install binary
    • INSTALL TYPE: Install During Imaging - After Sysprep
    • RETRY: Automatically reboot and retry installation
    • CLEANUP: Leave files after installation (Important)
    • REQUIRED: (choose any option needed)
    • REBOOT: (choose any option needed)
    • EXIT CODES: (enter any exit codes needed)
  • Click Save

STEP 3: Add registry settings

  • In the smartImager console, choose Components | Applications and click Create to create a new application with the following settings:
    • NAME: MyRegFile
    • FOLDER PATH: C:Program FilesSirckssmartImagerRepositoriesApplicationsMyCustomApp
    • INSTALL COMMAND: (click the Browse [magnifying glass] to choose your registry file
      • OPTIONAL: You can leave the FOLDER PATH empty and simply enter in a reg command in the Install Command if you do not have a registry file.
        • EXAMPLE: REG ADD HKLMSoftwareDiLithium /v WarpSpeed /t REG_BINARY /d ffffffff /f
    • INSTALL TYPE: Install During Imaging - After Sysprep
    • RETRY: Automatically reboot and retry installation
    • CLEANUP: Leave files after installation
    • REQUIRED: (choose any option needed)
    • REBOOT: (choose any option needed)
    • EXIT CODES: (enter any exit codes needed)
  • Click Save

STEP 4: Adding to Application Pack

  • Add your two new applictions (MySoftware and MyRegFile) to and Application Pack
    • from the smartImager Console, click Components | Application Packs
    • Choose an existing or create a new Application Pack
    • Select the Applications tab from the selected Application Pack
    • Using the drop-down list box, choose the MySoftware application then click the Add button to add it to the list.
    • Using the drop-down list box, choose the MyRegFile application then click the Add button to add it to the list.
    • Order the applications so that MySoftware is listed before the MyRegFile application.
      • You can order applications by clicking on any application in the list and choosing the up/down arrows.
  • Click Save to save your Application Pack

STEP 5: Publishing

  • From the smartImager console, click Publish | Application Packs to publish your newly created applications.

How To add and application and make registry changes to the computer afterwards.

Here is how to install a software package and make registry changes to the machine afterwards.  This will require the creation of two separate applications in the smartImager console - one to install the software, and one to make the registry changes.

 

STEP 1:  Make a folder for your application and registry files

  • Create a new folder named MyCustomApp in the ".Program FilesSirckssmartImagerRepositoriesApplications" directory.
  • Place your application binaries (any files needed to install the application) into the "MyCustomApp" folder.
  • Place any registry files needed into the "MyCustomApp" folder

STEP 2: Application 1 - MySoftware

  • In the smartImager console, choose Components | Applications and click Create to create a new application with the following settings:
    • NAME: MySoftware
    • FOLDER PATH: C:Program FilesSirckssmartImagerRepositoriesApplicationsMyCustomApp
    • INSTALL COMMAND: (click the Browse [magnifying glass] to choose your install binary
    • INSTALL TYPE: Install During Imaging - After Sysprep
    • RETRY: Automatically reboot and retry installation
    • CLEANUP: Leave files after installation (Important)
    • REQUIRED: (choose any option needed)
    • REBOOT: (choose any option needed)
    • EXIT CODES: (enter any exit codes needed)
  • Click Save

STEP 3: Add registry settings

  • In the smartImager console, choose Components | Applications and click Create to create a new application with the following settings:
    • NAME: MyRegFile
    • FOLDER PATH: C:Program FilesSirckssmartImagerRepositoriesApplicationsMyCustomApp
    • INSTALL COMMAND: (click the Browse [magnifying glass] to choose your registry file
      • OPTIONAL: You can leave the FOLDER PATH empty and simply enter in a reg command in the Install Command if you do not have a registry file.
        • EXAMPLE: REG ADD HKLMSoftwareDiLithium /v WarpSpeed /t REG_BINARY /d ffffffff /f
    • INSTALL TYPE: Install During Imaging - After Sysprep
    • RETRY: Automatically reboot and retry installation
    • CLEANUP: Leave files after installation
    • REQUIRED: (choose any option needed)
    • REBOOT: (choose any option needed)
    • EXIT CODES: (enter any exit codes needed)
  • Click Save

STEP 4: Adding to Application Pack

  • Add your two new applictions (MySoftware and MyRegFile) to and Application Pack
    • from the smartImager Console, click Components | Application Packs
    • Choose an existing or create a new Application Pack
    • Select the Applications tab from the selected Application Pack
    • Using the drop-down list box, choose the MySoftware application then click the Add button to add it to the list.
    • Using the drop-down list box, choose the MyRegFile application then click the Add button to add it to the list.
    • Order the applications so that MySoftware is listed before the MyRegFile application.
      • You can order applications by clicking on any application in the list and choosing the up/down arrows.
  • Click Save to save your Application Pack

STEP 5: Publishing

  • From the smartImager console, click Publish | Application Packs to publish your newly created applications.