Hello. I am working on many c++ programs right now that are mostly run in the form of an exe. I have noticed that most programs that i aquire from other people have some sort of installer. I can see how you would need to get all program files in one place. Why don't people just use on big batch file? Whats is the normal procedure for making an installer and why do people do it? I use ms visual, thanks people.
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0. The installer makes end users comfortable.
1. An end user is more or less sure that the thing she installs is what it claims to be. See bullet 0.
2. Most applications need third party libraries, drivers, services, registry settings, and whatnot (not to mention previous versions and cross-version …
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