wineboot: Start items in StartUp folder on boot.

Stefan Dösinger stefandoesinger at
Sat Feb 10 03:54:54 CST 2007

Am Samstag 10 Februar 2007 05:20 schrieb Vitaliy Margolen:
> Misha Koshelev wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > As you all may have noticed, I have been making quite a few patches
> > within the last two weeks (or at least quite a few when compared to zero
> > before then) because I had figured out that the Vector NTI program that
> > is quite important in molecular biologThis patch makes sure that wine
> > will start items in the StartUp folder
> IMHO this should not be fixed.
> I've seen lots and lots of malicious programs using this mechanism to
> start themselves. And even worse if installer uses this to restart
> itself. That means this installer might not work most of the time on
> windows.
Malicious programs can also write themselves to 
HKLM/Software/Microsoft/Windows/Run, a key that wineboot reads. So I do not 
see any advantage in implementing the Run key, but not the autostart folder.
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