[OT, maybe] - configuring a Windows Installer for a Standalone

Graham Samuel livfoss at mac.com
Fri Apr 6 03:52:05 EDT 2018

Treor, thanks, will try it. I despise myself for my ignorance here, but it is very hard to get an easy path to understanding, especially since both the vocabulary and logic seem so alien.

Anyway I appreciate all the help I’ve been getting.


> On 6 Apr 2018, at 03:26, Trevor DeVore via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 4, 2018 at 4:21 PM, Graham Samuel via use-livecode <
> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>> I’ve got a standalone which is cross-platform and works well on Mac and
>> PC. Unfortunately I’m having a lot of trouble with making a viable Windows
>> Installer, using the Inno system. All goes well with the installation
>> process until the user checks “launch” for the app at the end of the
>> installation process. He/she then gets and error message (this is on both
>> Windows 7 and Windows 10):
>>> C:/Program Files\Myprogram\Myprogram.exe
>>> CreateProcess failed: code 740
>>> The requested operation requires elevation
> Have you tried adding the following configuration option to your .iss file?
> PrivilegesRequired=admin
> If not then give it a try.
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