Message: 3
Date: Thu, 05 Nov 2009 10:54:50 +0100
From: "Werner F. Bruhin" <>
Subject: Re: [Py2exe-users] Can't install Py2exe on Windows7 Pro
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>>Win 7 and Vista does not recognize some installers as installers.
>>The easy work around is to rename the installer exe, insert the word
>>"setup", e.g. for py2exe name it "py2exe-0.6.9.win32-py2.5-setup.exe".


Now that's an interesting piece of information. Just by renaming a program, one could get around some security restrictions.
That is scary,, it is also very convenient.

Thank You