Legolash2o Posted April 4, 2009 Share Posted April 4, 2009 (edited) Requirements: 7zipI recommend using InstallWatch as it records what new registry entries there is and also which files have been modified.Every .WA needs a tasks.txt file within it so W7T knows what to do with it, an example is below:Make a folder i.e. D:\AddonStep 1: Tasks.txtName=Mozilla FirefoxCreator=Legolash2oVersion=3.0.6Arc=x86Description=Open Source internet browser.[CopyFolder]Mozilla Firefox::Program Files[CopyFile]Mozilla Firefox.lnk::Users\Public\DesktopMozilla Firefox.lnk::ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\ProgramsNameThis is the name of the program or addonCreatorYour name or the maker of the addonVersionThe version of the program/addon you are makingArcWhich version of the program you are making their are only 3 choicesx86 - These addon will work on both x86 and x64 images, if it is integrated into x64 it will put the files in folders like "Program Files (x86)" or "SysWOW64".x86! - x86 onlyx64 - x64 onlyBuild (Optional)This will only let you install the addon on certain versions of windows i.e. 7068. This is useful for patches like Themes.Build=7000! *Build 7000 onlyBuild=7000 *Build 7000 or newerWebsite (Optional)When the addon is double clicked in the list, it will open the website specifiedStep 2: Copying Folders[CopyFolder]Mozilla Firefox::Program FilesThis is easy...name of folder::where to put itMozilla Firefox will be copied into Program Files folder.Put Mozilla Firefox folder in your root addon folder (D:\Addon)Step 3: Copying Files[CopyFile]Mozilla Firefox.lnk::Users\Public\DesktopMozilla Firefox.lnk::ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\ProgramsPut Mozilla Firefox.lnk in your root addon folder (D:\Addon)Also easy....name of file including extension (.exe, .lnk, whatever):: folder to put it inFirefox links will be copied to both Desktop and Start MenuStep 3: Registry EntriesJust simply copy the exported .reg file into the root folder of the addon (D:\Addon)Note: You may want to clean the registry file and remove entries like your name, serial codes, temp stuff like MuiCache and sometimes there is a really long entry and i mean long, remove that too!Normal Registry File Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\1]"Example"="This is an example string""Example2"=dword:00000001Delete Key (Note they hyphen (-) before HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\)Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00[-HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\1]"Example"="This is an example string""Example2"=dword:00000001Delete Value (Note the hyphen (-) after the equals sign(=))Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\1]"Example"="This is an example string""Example2"=-Step 4: Creating the addon file (.WA)Using the example above you should have something similar to...D:\AddonD:\Addon\Mozilla Firefox\ (with firefox files within it)D:\Addon\Mozilla Firefox.lnk (shortcut)D:\Addon\Tasks.txtD:\Addon\Example.reg (optional)Simply highlight all the files in the folder, right-click, 7zip > Add to ArchiveOnce its open change .7z to .WA make sure its on Ultra compression and click OKTasks.txt Example7zip x64Name=7-zipCreator=Legolash2oVersion=4.65Arc=x64Description=7-Zip is an open source file archiver designed originally for Microsoft Windows. Blah.[CopyFolder]7-Zip::Program Files[CopyFile]7-Zip File Manager.lnk::ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs7zip x86 only Name=7-zipCreator=Legolash2oVersion=4.65Arc=x86!Description=7-Zip is an open source file archiver designed originally for Microsoft Windows. Blah.[CopyFolder]7-Zip::Program Files[CopyFile]7-Zip File Manager.lnk::ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\ProgramsCrap Cleaner for both x64 and x86Name=Crap CleanerCreator=Legolash2oVersion=2.18.878Arc=x86Description=Cleans all the crap on the computer[CopyFolder]CCleaner::Program Files[CopyFile]CCleaner.lnk::ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\ProgramsNotesWhen it comes to the "Description" in tasks.txt it can only be one line, it can not be multiple lines.For example:This program has the following features:*blah*blah*blahThe Addon Integrator will only display "This program has the following features:" Edited September 27, 2010 by Legolash2o Ali Sahandi, mehdi.n and SunLion 3 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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