[wix-users] Is it possible to launch a custom Burn UI as administrator?

Nir Bar nir.bar at panel-sw.com
Thu Feb 22 11:49:18 PST 2018

You need to build WiX from source and change burn.exe manifest to require elevation.
Then copy burn.exe to WiX installation folder, usually "C:\Program Files (x86)\WiX Toolset v3.11\bin\x86\burn.exe"
Do keep a backup of the original burn.exe should you require it in the future.

Nir Bar, Independent WiX Expert. Creator of-
JetBA: WiX WPF Bootstrapper User Interface Framework

JetBA++: WiX Native Bootstrapper User Interface Framework

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