On this page of the Windows® Internet Explorer® Customization
Wizard 8, you can change the destination folders where the
custom package is created and the folder where Internet
Explorer 8 will be downloaded.
The destination folder is where the custom package is placed
when the Internet Explorer Customization Wizard 8 is finished.
You can create the package on your hard disk and move it to an
Internet or intranet server, or you can create it on a server.
Subfolders for each language version are created in the
destination folder that you specify for each operating system and
media type. For example, if you specify your destination folder as
C:\Inetpub\Wwwroot\Cie\Dist, the English-language version for
Windows is then created as
If you are creating the package on a Web server that is running
from your hard drive, use the path to the Web server as the
Whatever location you choose, it must be protected by
appropriate access control lists (ACLs). If the location is not
protected, the custom package may be tampered with.
Click this button to customize the location and process for
downloading files, or to import settings from an existing .ins
- Check for latest components via Automatic
- Select this option to enable the Internet
Explorer Customization Wizard 8 to connect to the Internet
Explorer 8 Downloads site (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=122865) to
detect whether an updated version of Internet Explorer has become
available since the last time you ran the wizard. The wizard
compares the version of Internet Explorer on the local computer
with the latest version on this site.
If you downloaded Internet Explorer Administration Kit 8
(IEAK 8) from the Internet, you must run the Internet Explorer
Customization Wizard 8 with Automatic Version Synchronization
at least once, so that the wizard can check for updated versions of
- Path of .INS file to import settings
- To import settings from an existing .ins file
as a starting point for a new IEAK package, type the path to the
file. Importing settings can save time if your new package will
have the same or similar settings. You can change any individual
settings as you continue through the wizard.
- Component Download folder
- Specify a download location for Internet
Explorer. Automatic Version Synchronization automatically checks
this folder to determine whether you have the latest version of
Internet Explorer. We recommend that you do not change this folder,
so that you can keep the version of Internet Explorer updated.
Change this folder only if you plan to retain the version of
Internet Explorer that you downloaded the last time you ran the
wizard, and if you want to download a new version to a different
- For more information about this stage of the
Internet Explorer Customization Wizard 8, see Gathering