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About Major Sections of the Siebel.ini File
The major sections of the siebel.ini file are as follows:
[Startup]—This section defines values needed for setup initialization. Examples include version number, patch install, application name, and so forth.
[AppCollision]—This section defines the file which defines a product. This file is then used to validate that no installations try to overwrite one another.
[StartupFiles]—This section defines third-party startup (.ini) files that may need to be updated or expanded during installation.
[DeleteFiles]—Defines any files that need to be deleted prior to file delivery.
[Module]—Defines component descriptions for use in the user interface.
[Module.Configuration]—This section defines what components or features to assign to a given setup type.
[Module.Destination]—This section defines where a component or feature should be installed on the end user's system.
[Regsvr32]—This section defines the files to register on Windows when using the regsvr32 utility.
[Prerequisites]—This section defines prerequisites for installation to proceed.
[Dialog]—This section defines what dialog boxes should be enabled or disabled in the installer at run time.
[Defaults]—This section defines default values to be used in the user interface of the installer, or the prompt to use if a dialog box is turned off.
[Behavior]—This section defines general installer behavior, such as whether to abort or continue on a failed condition.
[RunAfter]—This section defines the programs or functions to run or call after the installation is complete.
[CustomUninstall]—This section defines programs or what functions should be run or called during uninstallation.
[Icons]—This section defines what shortcuts (icons) to create on the end user's system.