thinreg.exe is the tool used to register a package in order to give it the look and feel of a locally-installed application. Registering a package will register file types, protocols, and object types, create shortcuts and add the package to Add or Remove Programs. You can
run any application packaged using ThinApp by simply clicking on an entry point, but running the application will not register the application.
You can register an application by running
thinreg.exe and point it to the package. When we use our previous Excel example, the code snippet will look as follows:
thinreg.exe "Z:\ThinApp\Applications\Microsoft Office Excel 2003.exe"
You can run