Open Bug 1192488 Opened 6 years ago Updated 8 months ago
mozregression GUI installer needs admin privileges
User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; Win64; x64; rv:42.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/42.0 Build ID: 20150807030210 Steps to reproduce: I'm using GUI 0.3 which includes mozregression 0.37 in Windows 7 x64. I downloaded the installer today from the your github releases page and ran it on a development box from a limited user account. Actual results: Output folder: C:\Program Files (x86)\mozregression-gui Create folder: C:\Program Files (x86)\mozregression-gui Can't write: C:\Program Files (x86)\mozregression-gui\PyQt4.QtCore.pyd This happens because there doesn't seem to be a manifest to request administrator privileges. Expected results: If admin privileges are not required please add a way to let users change the path before installing. If they are required it's probably a better experience if you add the manifest, although I guess most users working with these tools know what to do. I had admin privileges on this particular box so it wasn't a problem.
Also, when I installed it as administrator it only made a start menu folder for the admin user and not all users as I expect when I'm installing something as admin.
¡Hola! This bite me recently. IMHO If it is not possible to install to %PROGRAM_FILES% it should try to install to %APPDATA% Reference: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc962614.aspx ¡Gracias! Alex
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