[wix-users] How to launch EXE file under current user account?
dileep.sanampudi at gmail.com
Mon Apr 4 02:15:57 PDT 2016
UAC prompt appears at the time of launching *.exe. But, can we get UAC
prompt before extracting files into the system?
On Mon, Apr 4, 2016 at 1:31 PM, Farrukh Waheed <farrukh1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Windows Installer Service is actually running as msiexec.exe. If you launch
> any MSI installation, you will see another msiexec in task manager. There
> may be more in child-process.
> Did you tried with Impersonate="yes" or "no"?, e.g.:
> <Property Id="WixShellExecTarget" Value="[#myapplication.exe]" />
> <CustomAction Id="LaunchApplication" BinaryKey="WixCA"
> Impersonate="yes" />
> On 4 April 2016 at 11:41, Dileep S <dileep.sanampudi at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Dear All,
> > I have created MSI package using WIX script.
> > When running an MSI, two process of msiexec is running in Task manager.
> > 1. msiexec is running under SYSTEM.
> > 2. another msiexec is running under CURRENT USER account
> > Using MSI package i have to launch an EXE file. That EXE file should run
> > under current user.
> > But, EXE is running under SYSTEM account.
> > How to launch EXE file under current user account?
> > Please help me on this.
> > Thanks in advance.
> > Regards,
> > Dileep
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