[Box Backup] Client distribution schemes?

Mr R G Shepherd boxbackup at fluffy.co.uk
Wed Mar 23 11:44:59 GMT 2005


Garry Glendown wrote:
> Mr R G Shepherd wrote:
> 
>> c:\program files\boxbackup for windows is obvious - although needs 
>> admin priv's. Has anyone considered this
> 
> 
> Hard-coded paths are always a bad thing(tm) ... e.g., on german 
> windblows, it would rather be "C:\programme\..." (though, again, relying 
> on c: is not good)
> 

I know nothing of windows programming or the like, so a shot in the dark,

is it possible to retrieve the path to "c:\progam files or equivalent" from the reg
or something?

How would one get around hardcoded paths for a software updater?

Cheers

Rob



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