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Archive for September 28th, 2015

Echt #HEMA. Nederlandse foto software voor de Mac net even anders. Ken jij Frans? Ja, die ken ik wel. Exit HEMA App.

Posted by jpluimers on 2015/09/28

Ken jij Frans? Ja, die ken ik wel.

Ken jij Frans? Ja, die ken ik wel.

Geen idee wat het betekent, maar toch bij de installatie van de HEMA foto-album software op je Mac gedownload vanaf de Nederlandse HEMA site en ook vrolijk een Nederlandstalige link opent dat het gelukt is:

nouvelle version disponible

Le version 3.3 est disponible. Cetter version va maintnenant être installée.

Het vervolg is niet veel beter: zie hieronder.

Exit HEMA App.

–jeroen

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Weekend….

Posted by jpluimers on 2015/09/28

Don’t forget to superlogout.com when you need a digital break. Curious how fast it is?

–jeroen

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Unless you write an installer with the right manifest, don’t include Installer, Update, Upgrade, Setup, … in your EXE name

Posted by jpluimers on 2015/09/28

I’ve seen this question coming up a few times, and bumped into this at a client recently: the UAC dialog coming up when debugging a 32-bit executable.

This is caused (more details below) by Installer Detection Technology introduced in Windows Vista (with UAC) and tightened in more modern Windows versions.

The solution is to either:

  • not include Installer, Patch, Update, Upgrade, Setup, … in your EXE name
  • provide a correct manifest to your EXE (getting this right can be hard)
  • don’t use x86 as platform target

For software you don’t have source code for, you can alter the manifest with a requestedExecutionLevel elementFixing the way Vista Auto-detects Installers – Ben’s Writing.

A few links on Installer Detection Technology in Windows:

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