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Hi All,

I need to include a file that resides in the $(WinSysPath) Drivers Path. In the screen that gives where to deploy files, what syntax do I use to do this. E.g.

I want the file to deploy into
But in the deployment option the nearest I get is $(WinSysPath)

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As you have not stated what you are using to create your deployment, I am assuming that you are using the package & deployment wizard. If this is the case, you can do the following. Create the package with the DLL, that you want in the drivers subfolder as (WinSysPath). Then go into the SETUP.LST file that is created and add the sub folder for that DLL. E.G.:

File7=@MyLibrary.dll,$(WinSysPath),$(DLLSelfRegist er),,6/27/03 6:47:33 AM,98304,

File7=@MyLibrary.dll,$(WinSysPath)\Drivers,$(DLLSe lfRegister),,6/27/03 6:47:33 AM,98304,

This will put the file in the subfolder drivers of the WinSysPath (NT/2k) ...\WINNT\SYSTEM32\DRIVERS

You need to be careful when doing this that there is an appropriate sub folder. On some OS's this may not be the case.

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