[plt-dev] PLT interacts badly with crazy new Windows "AppData\Remote" idea

From: John Clements (clements at brinckerhoff.org)
Date: Tue May 4 16:35:28 EDT 2010

On May 4, 2010, at 1:06 PM, Eli Barzilay wrote:

> On May  4, Robby Findler wrote:
>> Can the uninstaller figure out enough to delete the shadow copies of
>> the plt tree for the user that is running the uninstaller? (Or am I
>> missing something?)
> It will probably require guessing who the user is, and I don't know if
> it's possible, since the uninstaller would run as the Administrator
> user.  Even if it is possible, it sounds like it'd be too fragine to
> do in practice.

What about adding a dialog message to the uninstaller:

"On Windows Vista and Windows 7, individual users may have files in AppData\Remote that will affect future installations of PLT. We advise you to delete these files."


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