Can we give the Mozilla Installer a more descriptive executable name?

RESOLVED WONTFIX

Status

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enhancement
RESOLVED WONTFIX
17 years ago
10 years ago

People

(Reporter: pmwhite1104, Unassigned)

Tracking

Trunk
x86
Windows XP

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(Reporter)

Description

17 years ago
When the Mozilla Installer tries to connect to the Internet to download files,
my firewall asks if "setup" can connect to the Internet. Since there are tons of
setup programs and my firewall stores each network-requesting application in a
long list, it would be nice if Mozilla Installer had a more descriptive
application name, like "Mozilla Installer".

I'm attaching (if I figure out how) a screenshot of my firewall's request window.

Please consider this.
(Reporter)

Comment 1

17 years ago
Created attachment 66352 [details]
Screenshot of firewall request window

The red ellipse is what I'm talking about.

Comment 2

17 years ago
I agree. Do we have any 8.3 limitation here? If not then the name
MozillaSetup.exe is fine my me. Else just MozSetup.exe ?
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Ever confirmed: true

Updated

17 years ago
Status: NEW → ASSIGNED
Product: Browser → Seamonkey

Updated

13 years ago
QA Contact: bugzilla → general
Assignee: slogan → nobody
Status: ASSIGNED → NEW
Seamonkey and Firefox are using a new NSIS based installer. resolving this old bug, please reopen if you still get this with the new installer
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 10 years ago
Resolution: --- → WONTFIX
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