[wpkg-users] reflexion about c:\windows\system32\wpkg.xml

Tomasz Chmielewski mangoo at wpkg.org
Wed Jan 24 21:36:00 CET 2007

> Hello all,
> I just figured out something. When your target computer installs a 
> software, it keeps a trace in c:\windows\system32\wpkg.xml. I can 
> understand that this file is here to detect softwares that have been 
> move out of scope and have to be uninstalled.
> But, I did something stupid. I installed firefox on my target computer 
> with wpkg. Then I use add/remove programs to remove it. The goal was to 
> try again... Surprise, when I reboot, firefox is not coming back.
> There might be a reason for this... but my feeling is that wpkg.js 
> should check the presence of a software not only in wpkg.xml. Using 
> check directives would prove that software is not anymore present for 
> any reason, and might reinstall it ?!

Use the /force flag if you want to achieve it...

Tomasz Chmielewski

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