I tested the game I created on 4 computers (ALL Windows 7) and had the following problem at installation time.

The shortcut created by the installer itself came like this:

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When I click the following message appears:

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Clicking in search appears this:

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By clicking the application Bet on Man the shortcut would work correctly. However, not that the players have that task.

  • \$\begingroup\$ If you right-click the shortcut and choose "properties" there should be a section there, in one of the tabs, that shows you the path the shortcut is attempting to point to. This likely differs from "Usuarios/Oczul/Bet on Man/Bet on Man.exe" -- it would be useful to know what path the shortcut's trying to use. It sounds like it thinks the name of the executable is literally "${BET ON MAN}.exe" which sounds like a problem in the substitution of some variable somewhere. \$\endgroup\$ – Josh Jan 12 at 3:51
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    \$\begingroup\$ Why don't you use single executable? I don't see any reason to use installer. \$\endgroup\$ – Dmi7ry Jan 12 at 9:41
  • \$\begingroup\$ @Josh How could I rename the generated executable? I tried to change product and display name. Unsuccessfully. \$\endgroup\$ – Boneco Sinforoso Jan 12 at 22:21
  • \$\begingroup\$ @Dmi7ry I'd like to do this, but I do not know how. \$\endgroup\$ – Boneco Sinforoso Jan 12 at 22:23
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    \$\begingroup\$ @Boneco Sinforoso When you click "Create Application" the file save dialog lets you choose the type of the file Game maker will create. There you select "single runtime executable" \$\endgroup\$ – Juanpa Jan 12 at 22:46

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