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Resolving 2869 error generated while installing .msi file in Vista Machine

Posted on November 23rd, 2015 by Shibani Shubhadarshini

While trying to install an .msi file in a machine with Windows Vista as OS, we encounter an error stating that : “The installer has encountered an unexpected error installing this package. This may indicate a problem with this package. The error code is 2869.” This happens because of UAC (user access control) feature of […]

Execute files with [Run as Administrator] option from code

Posted on November 23rd, 2015 by Amrita Dash

Usually due to higher security settings in Windows VISTA ,Windows 7 machines we often need to run our application / setup exe by right clicking on the file and using [Run as Administrator] option. But it can done programmatically too. The sample code given below demonstrates it. [VB.NET CODE STARTS] Dim procInfo As New ProcessStartInfo() […]