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Datalore

Fat EXE or setup program

Do you prefer a bundled (a.k.a fat) EXE or an installer?  

18 members have voted

  1. 1. Do you prefer a bundled (a.k.a fat) EXE or an installer?

    • Fat EXE
      10
    • Installer
      8


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Datalore    0

I go both ways on this one. I like fat exe's for small little utility programs, the kinds I can just throw in the system32 folder and call via command prompt whenever necessary. But for full-fledge programs like Photoshop, I like installers. Whats your preference?

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Doggie    0

fat exe for me.. some installers even have the balls to get the installed files from the net to install.. rather one file downloaded so u dont need to be on the net all the time (56k person here :))

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Dude111    0

I like EXE's that you download and they just run...

They dont screw up the registry (Are less likely to add entries) and they are much better!

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pm*    0

installer is the best way to make better for us

.exe also better but it not awesome like this

i hate .msi completely

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