cannot run setup64.exe without admin privileges (even if renamed foo.exe)

Frédéric Bron
Wed Sep 25 14:13:00 GMT 2013

> I just modified this:
> Index: setup64.exe.manifest
> ===================================================================
> RCS file: /cvs/cygwin-apps/setup/setup64.exe.manifest,v
> retrieving revision 2.1
> diff -r2.1 setup64.exe.manifest
> 25c25
> <         <requestedExecutionLevel level="requireAdministrator"
> uiAccess="false"/>
> ---
>>         <requestedExecutionLevel level="asInvoker" uiAccess="false"/>

In fact, what would be the issue to set the requested execution level
to "asInvoker" for the official setup-x86_64.exe?
People with admin rights will still be able to install for all users
and people without admin rights will be able to install for


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