[wix-users] [Ext] auto-build path shown in "User Account Control" upon add or remove

john at stilen.com john at stilen.com
Mon Jun 24 09:05:33 PDT 2019

Perfect. thank you!

On 6/24/19 6:15 AM, Derek Wetherall wrote:
> When signing, using the /d option to provide a description can prevent this  e.g. sign /d "Myapp.msi" myapp.msi (as well as the existing parameters you may have used)
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> Subject: [Ext] [wix-users] auto-build path shown in "User Account Control" upon add or remove
> When I install or uninstall, I am prompted for permission to modify the system.
> This dialog shows the full path on my build machine.
> Dialog Title: "User Account Control"
> Message:
> Do you want to allow this app to make changes to your device?
> c:\hudsonbuild\workspace\myapp_win_pipeline\INSTALLER\myapp.msi
> Can anyone tell me how to avoid the full path on the build machine showing up on client computers?
> Is this a product of signing, if anyone has done that with their msi?
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