This tutorial will discuss on How to get back the original installer from GAOTD set up files for future use. The following steps will show you how to back up the original installer for future installation. Firstly Download the Software from Giveaway of the day ( GAOTD ) page . * Now Unzip the package you’ve downloaded and extract the contents to a folder on your computer . * Run ( double click ) the Setup.exe you had downloaded . It will connect to the internet to verify that the giveaway period is still on and enter activation details .Do not close the installation window .* Go to the temporary folder in your system. which is normally C:\Users\yourusername\AppData\Local\Temp . (Replace yourusername with your own name)
Go to Start —> Run . Now type %temp% in the box and click OK .* On the windows explorer menu on top , Go to Tools –> Folder options –> View . Under Hidden files and folders , select ” Show Hidden files and folders ” , then click Apply and OK . * Now in the Temp folder , look for a file similar to the name shown below . weXXXXX.tmp .
for example we23.tmp , we24.tmp , we28.tmp etc . ( This will be a hidden file ). * Copy this wexxxx.tmp file to another place in your computer . Rename this file to Software name.exe . ( that days software name ). Right click on the file and go to Properties and uncheck “Hidden“. Thats All ….You are done now .You can use this new setup.exe to install the software at any time you wish . Once you studied the entire process fully , its very simple to back up the original GAOTD downloads . Note
1) You must first download the file from GAOTD website before the time period is over . 2) Some times the GAOTD programs will have a Activate.exe along with Setup.exe file. You cannot use this trick in that case .3) Some times you will get the Serial key/ license in the read me.txt . in this case , you can directly download the Software from manufactures homepage and use the serial key...
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