Wireshark-bugs: [Wireshark-bugs] [Bug 7238] install Wireshark without ADMIN
Date: Sat, 23 Jun 2012 20:49:19 -0700 (PDT)
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=7238

--- Comment #1 from Guy Harris <[email protected]> 2012-06-23 20:49:19 PDT ---
(In reply to comment #0)
> Below is information on how an author can avoid
> this requirement taken from:
> (http://preview.library.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa367800(v=vs.85).aspx)

    ...

> To suppress the display of the UAC dialog box when installing the application,
> the author of the package should do the following:
> 
> Install the application using Window Installer 4.0 or later on Windows Vista. 

That would, I think, mean completely rewriting our installer, as we're using
NSIS:

    http://nsis.sourceforge.net/Main_Page

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nullsoft_Scriptable_Install_System

rather than *any* version of Microsoft's Windows Installer; it's not just a
question of updating to a newer version of Windows Installer.

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