"Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime."
So let's walk through creating our own Setup Prerequisite:
Download the full redistributable from Microsoft. While it's downloading review this whitepaper that tells you everything you need to know to implement the setup prerequisite.
Open up your InstallShield project and select Tools Prerequisite editor. First do a File Save As. Next we'll start with the properties tab. Add in a description:
Next click on the conditions tab and add our conditions. Were going to tell it to install when a certain registry key is missing and the OS is XP or 2003.