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

Larry Hall (Cygwin)
Wed Sep 25 15:04:00 GMT 2013

On 9/25/2013 10:11 AM, Frédéric Bron wrote:


> 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
> them-selves.

Doesn't that mean that "setup-x86_64.exe" needs to be "Run as Administrator"
to be installed for "All Users"?  If so, I wouldn't be in favor of the
change because it changes the default install behavior (= more confusion/
list traffic).



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