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From Andre Fischer>
Subject Re: Installation Experience and Feedback
Date Mon, 11 Jun 2012 12:03:22 GMT
On 09.06.2012 09:57, O.Felka wrote:
> Am 08.06.2012 19:00, schrieb sebb:
>> On 7 June 2012 03:57, Gavin McDonald <> wrote:
> Hi,
>>> b. The program 'Unpacks' to a folder on the 'Desktop' - Why? Really we
>>> should be choosing the 'Downloads' folder.
> We've decided to place them on the desktop so that every user can find
> them easily.
> Every user has the choice to unpack them into a different folder.
>> Better yet, use a folder under %TEMP% and delete it after use.
> No!


>> AFAICT, the unpacked files are only needed for installation, and one
>> still has the initial download, so why clutter up the disk?
> this is not true. The unpacked files are needed for the so called
> 'maintenance mode': Starting the setup from the control panel offers you
> a repair and a modify mode. That's what the unpacked files are needed for.
> What we might delete is the packed file.

But do we really need the maintenance mode?  There are not that many 
applications on my system that offer one.  We are talking about 130 MB 
of additional disk space.


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