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Chilkat .NET Install Directory on Windows?

Nov 14 '12 at 08:33

We have been using your products for quite some time. Recently we bought a new license and downloaded the most current installer (32-bit) for use in an ASP.NET VB website project. The files do not appear to be in the proper folder on my machine after using the installer package, per the link below:

I was able to dredge up an old version of the component from 2009 (ChilkatDotNet.dll) but I’d prefer to use your updated library. Are you able to help me locate the file based on the new installer? Is there a means to download only the DLL without using the installer package?


When one of the 32-bit Chilkat .NET .msi packages is installed, it should explicitly ask you where to install the files. The installer will show a dialog with a pre-filled-in textbox containing the default directory path, which may be changed.

The default directory paths are:
(.NET 1.0/1.1) C:\Program Files\Chilkat Software Inc\Chilkat.NET
(.NET 2.0/3.5) C:\Program Files\Chilkat Software Inc\Chilkat.NET-v2.0-v3.5-Frameworks
(.NET 4.0) C:\Program Files\Chilkat Software Inc\Chilkat.NET-v4.0
(.NET 4.5) C:\Program Files\Chilkat Software Inc\Chilkat.NET-v4.5

The .msi installer is simply copying the files to your hard drive. There is no real "install". The .NET assembly DLL's may be located anywhere. It's simply a matter of adding a reference to the DLL file from your Visual Studio project.