PuTTY wish msi-installer

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summary: MSI installer for PuTTY on Windows
class: wish: This is a request for an enhancement.
difficulty: tricky: Needs many tuits.
blocks: win-silent-uninstall
priority: low: We aren't sure whether to fix this or not.
fixed-in: 0.67

A few people have expressed a desire for an MSI-based Windows installer for PuTTY. Apparently MSI is easier/possible to deploy via various software deployment mechanisms (Group Policy, SMS, Active Directory), compared to our current Inno Setup installer.

WiX is a free thing that will create MSI-based installers. This page lists some others.

Update: we released an MSI installer for 0.67 shortly after it was released (so 0.67 is available in both Inno Setup and MSI forms); we plan to retire the Inno Setup installer in future.

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(last revision of this bug record was at 2016-08-13 19:06:18 +0100)