[wpkg-users] Vista Beta 2 and WPKG

Tomasz Chmielewski mangoo at wpkg.org
Wed Jun 14 22:01:45 CEST 2006

Paul Griffith wrote:
> Greetings,
> I was able to download the 3.2GB DVD iso of Windows Vista Beta 2. I
> was also able to install WPKG without any problems. The problem we all
> will have is with User Account Control (also know as Limited User
> Account LSU), as you know even the administrator account gets the
> dreaded UAC popup. When I tried to install 7-zip via wpkg, I got the
> error message "7-Zip requires elavation" :(
> Here is what I did...
> HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System
> EnableLUA=1 <- I didn't change this
> EnableInstallerDetection=0  <- but I did change this from 1 to 0
> Now I don't get the "7-Zip requires elavation" pop-up, but I couldn't
> install all the software at one time. For example in this test, I had
> chosen to install the following:
> 7-zip
> Notepad++
> Putty
> OpenOffice v2.0.2
> Firefox
> Thunderbird
> On the first install I got the 7-zip error
> restart WPKG again to install Firefox and Openoffice
> restart WPKG again to install Notepad++ and Putty
> restart WPKG again to install Thunderbird.
> I will try to disable UAC, uninstall all the software and reboot and
> see what happens, I will post the results when I get a chance.
> Thanks
> Paul
> BTW: On a limited PC this Beta is dog slow. Limited PC is a
> P3/933Mhz/256MB ram

I didn't have a chance to test Vista yet.
Wouldn't be it enough to disable EnableLUA before WPKG starts, and 
enable it when WPKG is done?

Tomasz Chmielewski

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