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Re: Disable Automatically Check For Newer Versions?

From: Roel Vanhout <roel_at_riks.nl>
Date: 2006-10-03 12:31:02 CEST

Esteban Almeida wrote:
> Tried that... it doesnt seem to take. We install Tortoise using Run As, since
> users do not have local admin rights. The added reg key works for the admin
> who installed the program via Run As, but when the user logs on, the added key
> is not present. I've also tried using ALLUSERS=1 thinking that may have made
> the difference, unfortunately not.
> What is strange however, there are other reg keys within the HKCU hive that
> show up under the installer's account, that do not show up when the user logs
> on. The user only has CheckNewerWeek & CurrentVersion values in the
> HKCU\Software\TortoiseSVN key, while the installer has those two plus a few
> more: TortoiseIDiff, TortoiseMerge, TortoiseSVN.
> Moreso, if you delete the Tortoise key from HKCU in either the installer's
> account or the user's it will be rebuilt with the lesser of the two value sets
> (just the two above values and not the others).
> Any ideas? Am I totally off the track? :)

I'm wandering off into hackland here, but since you seem to understand
msi & Orca, you could mold the installation to add a RunOnce key,
pointing to a batch file that sets the required registry keys to your
liking.

cheers,

roel

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