wineboot: Start items in StartUp folder on boot, includes security measures.

John Smith xixsimplicityxix at
Sun Feb 11 23:49:18 CST 2007

What prevents malicious programs from writing this registry key on their

On 2/11/07, Chris Robinson <chris.kcat at> wrote:
> On Sunday 11 February 2007 06:49:58 pm richardvoigt at wrote:
> > This sounds almost perfect.
> What would stop the program from adding the registry key itself when
> placing
> the item in the startup folder, or wherever else?
> > I think the counterpoint raised by James
> > Hawkins would be adequately addressed by adding a winecfg option as
> > follows:
> Sounds like it's just asking if it should ask.
> I'm not really sure what you could do as a user that a program couldn't
> just
> override and do itself. Besides, users might not know whether what's being
> installed into an auto-start key/folder is necessary, deny it for "safety
> concerns", and have a broken installation.
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