Setup files


Barry Karas


I have a myriad of setup files (e.g. setup.exe; setup.dll; etc.). How
can I differentiate them?

Thank you,

Barry Karas

P.S. I have WinXP Pro, and SP2.

Jose Francisco


To install this software use the "Setup.EXE" file. The extension .EXE means
it's an executable file.

For the .DLL file

"Dynamic Link Library" A DLL (.dll) file contains a library of functions and
other information that can be accessed by a Windows program." -

Best of Luck!
Jose Francisco
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Wesley Vogel

The folders that the files are in ought to give some clue.

Right click a file | Properties | Version tab

This info is part of the file and not all files have real good info.
Especially if it is spyware or a virus. Or whoever put it together was lazy
or secretive.

Click a category on the left to display the information on the right.

Other version information
Item Name:
File Version
Internal Name
Original File Name
Product Name
Product Version

Sometimes, if someone was really industrious, there is info under the
Summary tab also.

Hope this helps. Let us know.

MS-MVP Windows Shell/User


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