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Updating a product during system shutdown

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Kike Izquierdo

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Posted 23 December 2009 - 12:09

I'm developing a installer in Basic MSI.

Due to security restrictions, i have to apply the product update during the system shutdown like it's done with microsoft updates.

Is there any way to do this?


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Posted 23 December 2009 - 15:11

Security restrictions?!? I can't see the difference, security-wise, from running an install at machine start-up - easily achievable with a machine-based Group Policy deployment - or running it at shutdown, except that for the latter, you'd have to build a monster script (and run it as a part of GP shutdown script) or author a service that watches for the Windows Shutdown API message and acts on it.

Go GP. It's easy to administer, simple to set up packages and it's free.

Edited by VBScab, 23 December 2009 - 15:11.

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