How to disable the user account control settings in (via) installsheild script.

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Disabling UAC through package!!!!!!!

Answered 04/11/2013 by: jagadeish
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  • ;-)
    • What is this...?
      can you help me in this regard...?
  • Are you from packaging or imaging? Did you get this requirement from your customer?
  • i'm from packaging...yes this requirement got from our customer side...
  • I'm Using installsheild Devstudio version 9.0 service pack 1
    so it's old one...how to disable UAC In this version
  • Why don't you suggest them to do it thorugh GPO..
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Have a look at this link below.


A better option would be to use a GPO, it would be more efficient than a deployed MSI.

*if your trying to get your MSI to switch off UAC so it dosent prompt whilst its installing, the above will not solve your issue.

Answered 04/11/2013 by: rileyz
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  • HOW DO IT In installsheild...i can't understand ur ans
  • how to do it through installsheild ...?
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Answered 04/11/2013 by: SnowLyric
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disabling UAC is a System Management decision NOT by any package?!??! 

Would be funny to see that developers can just disable the UAC anytime for anyone ;-) What's the use of UAC then..




Answered 04/12/2013 by: jaybee96
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  • It's not funny. I've come across many apps which requires elevation to run. We simply don't want to give users admin rights for running an app.
    • In that case, you should try to install in C:\ProgramData instead of C:\Program Files.
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