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Bug ID: JDK-6405138 Vista: Add manifest to installers to run with elevated privileges
JDK-6405138 : Vista: Add manifest to installers to run with elevated privileges

Details
Type:
Enhancement
Submit Date:
2006-03-28
Status:
Resolved
Updated Date:
2010-04-04
Project Name:
JDK
Resolved Date:
2006-05-22
Component:
install
OS:
windows_vista
Sub-Component:
install
CPU:
generic
Priority:
P3
Resolution:
Fixed
Affected Versions:
7
Fixed Versions:

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Description
Since Java installation requires administrator privilege, the installer needs to be marked as requiring Administrator privilege. So it can run with the elevated privilege on the installation.
This is for Vista only.

                                    

Comments
EVALUATION

The documentation on how to create manifest in Vista:
 http://msdn.microsoft.com/windowsvista/default.aspx?pull=/library/en-us/dnlong/html/AccProtVista.asp
(Look at section "Marking Applications on Windows Vista Using Manifests")
 
http://blogs.msdn.com/wndp/archive/2006/02/22/537082.aspx
                                     
2006-04-04
SUGGESTED FIX

webrev: http://web-east.east/www/webrevs/qz198522/6405138/
testcase: http://web-east.east/www/tests/1.6.0/qz198522/6405138/

jdk-6-windows-i586-iftw.exe and jre-6-windows-i586-iftw.exe are the installer executable names.
                                     
2006-04-25



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