Windows installer without administrator preivileges

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Windows installer without administrator preivileges
Prashant Pendsay

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Joined: 2014-09-03

I would like to know if I can use Windows Installer even if I don't have administrator privileges, since for the registration of the add-in they are required. What is the process to build the windows installer which can be install by without using administrator privileges.

Posted 03 Sep, 2014 03:15:42 Top
Andrei Smolin

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Joined: 2006-05-11
Hello Prashant,

Either administrative privileges are required or not. These are the only options you have. If they are required, there's no way to install the tool under a user account.

It is suggested that you start setup.exe, not .MSI. If administrative privileges are required, this allows UAC to intervene and propose to elevate permissions; this also allows prerequisites to install.

Regards from Belarus (GMT+3),

Andrei Smolin
Add-in Express Team Leader
Posted 03 Sep, 2014 04:27:18 Top