InstallForge is capable of executing custom commands during the installation progress making your setups more powerful. You can either run applications or tasks in the Windows command-line interpreter.
Run a Custom Application
In order to add a new command click on “Add” in the “Commands” section. After choosing a command type (“Execute application” or “Shell execute”) you can enter the necessary parameters. In the example below we make our setup run config.exe once all files have been extracted. By using the -wait option we ensure that the setup will wait until config.exe is finished. The option -hide can be used to start the program in a hidden mode.
Run a Custom Task in the Windows CLI
You can also run a task in the Windows CLI like in this example:
This will generate the following behaviour during the installation: