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Hide the 'set as default browser' checkbox in the installer for Windows 8

VERIFIED FIXED in Firefox 16

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Firefox
Installer
VERIFIED FIXED
5 years ago
5 years ago

People

(Reporter: jimm, Assigned: bbondy)

Tracking

Trunk
Firefox 16
x86_64
Windows 8
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(1 attachment)

(Reporter)

Description

5 years ago
This no longer works on windows 8 (see bug 760023) so we are going to disable it.
(Assignee)

Comment 1

5 years ago
Created attachment 629896 [details] [diff] [review]
Patch v1.

Review to land directly on m-c. 
On Win8 this checkbox is handled by an OS prompt at install-time.
Assignee: nobody → netzen
Attachment #629896 - Flags: review?(robert.bugzilla)
(Assignee)

Comment 2

5 years ago
By the way, for reviewing, both win2008 R2 and Win7 are v6.1
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/ms724833%28v=vs.85%29.aspx

I tried this on a Win7 machine and it showed the default browser checkbox, on a win8 machine it did not.
Attachment #629896 - Flags: review?(robert.bugzilla) → review+
(Assignee)

Updated

5 years ago
Summary: Disable the 'set as default browser' checkbox in the installer for Windows 8 → Hide the 'set as default browser' checkbox in the installer for Windows 8
(Assignee)

Comment 3

5 years ago
http://hg.mozilla.org/integration/mozilla-inbound/rev/8687100ce697
Target Milestone: --- → Firefox 16
https://hg.mozilla.org/mozilla-central/rev/8687100ce697
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 5 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
(In reply to Brian R. Bondy [:bbondy] from comment #2)
> I tried this on a Win7 machine and it showed the default browser checkbox,
> on a win8 machine it did not.

Verified fixed on Nightly 2012-06-20.
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
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