Opened 10 years ago

Closed 9 years ago

Last modified 7 years ago

#1318 closed defect (worksforme)

Windows installer lacks UAC manifest

Reported by: pluggo Owned by: phobos
Priority: High Milestone:
Component: Applications/Tor bundles/installation Version: 0.2.1.24
Severity: Keywords:
Cc: pluggo, nickm, Sebastian Actual Points:
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Description (last modified by phobos)

The installer does not trigger a UAC elevation prompt. Without right-clicking and running as Administrator,
the program appears to install correctly (even creating a program group) and will not start. This is due to
File and Registry Virtualization- thus I imagine the same thing happens on Vista. The files land in the user's
profile instead of the selected subdirectory of Program Files, and the shortcuts in the Start Menu point to the
proper place (in Program Files).

[Automatically added by flyspray2trac: Operating System: Windows 7]

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Change History (4)

comment:1 Changed 10 years ago by phobos

Description: modified (diff)
Owner: set to phobos
Status: newaccepted

comment:2 Changed 10 years ago by phobos

Milestone: Tor: 0.2.1.26

Which windows installer? We still use nullsoft installer for the vidalia bundle, which has the command RequestExecutionLevel user ;Updated for Vista compatibility included in the config file. This should resolve any problems on start. At least it does in my testing.

comment:3 Changed 9 years ago by phobos

Resolution: Noneworksforme
Status: acceptedclosed

comment:4 Changed 7 years ago by nickm

Milestone: Tor: 0.2.1.x-final

Milestone Tor: 0.2.1.x-final deleted

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