Run as administrator missing for shortcuts created by Visual Studio Setup Project

When Visual Studio 2008 / 2010 creates Setup and Deployment project (Visual Studio Installer), it misses one important feature – ‘Run as administrator’ that is available form context menu (right mouse click) for shortcuts created on Desktop and in Start menu (under Windows Vista and Windows 7). To get normal shortcuts you need to edit […]

Setup Project shows ‘WARNING: Could not find prerequisite’ under Visual Studio 2010

Visual Studio Installer (MSI) warning: WARNING: Could not find prerequisite ‘.NET Framework 2.0 (x86)’ in path ‘C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SDKs\Windows\v7.0A\Bootstrapper\’ or WARNING: Could not find prerequisite ‘.NET Framework 2.0 (x86)’ in path ‘C:\Program Files\Microsoft SDKs\Windows\v7.0A\Bootstrapper\’ The result is that automatic downloading of prerequisites does not work any more. This is caused by fact, that Visual […]