Set ACL on C:\WINDOWS using InstallShield
I have a problem setting custom permissions on C:\WINDOWS folder using InstallShield on Windows 7 X64. Under the general settings in InstallShield I set "Custom Installshield handling". Then under files and folders I choose WindowsFolder. Rightclick, properties - permissions. Add "new". Choose "Interactive" and set whatever permissions. Compile and install -> nothing happens. I have tried using different users such as "authenticated users" and such, with same results. I have also tried to put the component where the permissions are set to 64-bit component and also put the template summary into x64.
I have no problems setting ACL on different folders as far as I know. Just the WINDOWS-directory.
Why do you want to give permission to C:\Windows folder. It is not recommended..
C:\Windows folder will be having OS and installed applications critical files.. Giving permission to this folder will cause many security problems in production environment..
You have to author your package to work in locked down environment..