This has to be easy! Tell a program not to open a file

Mark Schonewille m.schonewille at economy-x-talk.com
Wed Apr 16 04:35:53 EDT 2008


Thanks, Sarah. Although that's a security crater, it is also kind of a  
relief as I don't need to change much in my installer projects. For  
other projects, I'll have to come up with fancy names like  
GoinStallUrPC. Feel free to make suggestions ;-)

Best regards,

Mark Schonewille

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On 16 apr 2008, at 00:56, Sarah Reichelt wrote:

> There is a way that I read about and I'm not sure that I remember it
> exactly, but apparently if your app's file name is "Install.exe" or
> maybe it was "Setup.exe", then Vista automatically puts you into admin
> mode. This seems such an enormous security flaw that I can't believe
> they actually do it, but you might like to give it a test.
>
> Sarah





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