[wpkg-users] Relax Win 7 permissions for unprivileged users
gmane at tippingmar.com
Sat Feb 12 00:17:03 CET 2011
On 2/11/2011 10:37 AM, Troy Hamilton wrote:
>> "%SOFTWARE%\firefox\Firefox Setup 3.6.12.exe" -ms
>> icacls "%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Mozilla Firefox" /grant Users:F
>> But I've had inconsistent results. Is this the best method?
> After you run the above icacls command, does the expected "users" ACE
> show up in the permissions tab of the "Mozilla Firefox" directory
> properties? If not, then you might give setacl.exe
> a try to see if you get the ACE you expect.
I think sometimes it does show up and work, but on some machines it does not. I
haven't found a pattern yet. I'll download and try the setacl program. Thanks for
> Once the users group has full control of the firefox directory (either
> from running icacls, setacl, or manually setting the permissions) does
> the self-update work correctly?
Yes. Once I see the correct settings in the security properties, it works.
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