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Re: registry key issues

From: Molle Bestefich <molle.bestefich_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-05-30 13:07:25 CEST

Stefan Küng wrote:
> We use that key not for checking the latest version but to check which
> was the latest version TortoiseProc was running under, then if it
> detects that it is started for the first time with a newer version, it
> can then change/adjust some settings if necessary. Settings are per-user
> too, so HKCU is correct.

Ah, I see.

(Sorry for any noise my question might've caused.)

> An installation via msi always has write access to HKLM, even if a user
> doesn't have admin rights - that's why there's a service running to
> handle the msi installation (msi's aren't executables, they're simply
> databases handled by the installation service, running with SYSTEM
> privileges).
> After installation, only read access to those HKLM keys is required, and
> every user (ok, user "GUEST" is an exception) has read access there.

Thanks for explaining! :)

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