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How to create a Setup EXE or BootStrapper to run in elevated mode on VISTA

Create a Manifest file specifying the required level of execution for the setup package and embeded the Manifest file into the bootstrapper exe.

***********************************Example Manifest file***********************************
Executable: IsUserAdmin.exe
Sample application manifest file:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" standalone="yes"?>
<assembly xmlns="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:asm.v1" manifestVersion="1.0">
<assemblyIdentity version=""

<description>Description of your application</description>

<!-- Identify the application security requirements. -->
<trustInfo xmlns="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:asm.v2">

See the following links:
Windows Vista Application Development Requirements for User Account Control Compatibility

You can also look at
Authoring a Custom Bootstrapper Package for Visual Studio 2005

You can also look at the mt.exe file -

Related topics: MSI Automation, MSI Tables Overview, MSI Command Line, Create MSI Tables, MSI UAC VISTA, MSI Error Table, MSP VISTA, Install MSI SDK Tools V3.1.4, Create CAB File, Build MSPs

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