View Full Version : ALLUSERS being ignored; can't get a per-user installation

10-04-2013, 12:36 PM
My installation needs to be *always* per-user.
I removed use of ISSetAllUsers; I don't show the CustomerInformation dialog; in Property Manager I've set ALLUSERS to an empty string (I've also tried removing it from property manager, no change).

But when I test the installer, I always end up with the uninstallation information in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall instead of HKEY_CURRENT_USER.
Why? What am I doing (or not doing) wrong?


10-04-2013, 02:16 PM
If you have not, please refer to ALLUSERS property (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/aa367559(v=vs.85).aspx). You will also want to verify value of ALLUSERS property in installation log.

10-04-2013, 03:20 PM
Thanks for the quick response.
As mentioned, I am aware of the role ALLUSERS is supposed to have; I'm setting it to "" (or even removing it from property manager).
I have run a verbose log, and I found no mention at all about ALLUSERS...