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by Celes
Fri Aug 15, 2014 11:30 am
Forum: Development Help
Topic: Idea for ReactOS about WinRot
Replies: 14
Views: 17862

Re: Idea for ReactOS about WinRot

There are 2 types of applications : those which depend on others, and those which don't. Yes, the idea is to sandbox, but to let the choice: - 1 : To allow communication between applications by settings (right click on application folder and dialog box when search to go out of its sandbox). - 2 : O...
by Celes
Thu Aug 14, 2014 9:14 pm
Forum: Development Help
Topic: Idea for ReactOS about WinRot
Replies: 14
Views: 17862

Re: Idea for ReactOS about WinRot

Most registry/file pollution is not created at install time, but at run time of an application. The uninstaller is unaware of what the application has done on the system in its lifetime. That's what I said. The idea I talk about would solve this problem. I disagree that would solve it as a clear-cu...
by Celes
Wed Aug 13, 2014 5:07 pm
Forum: Development Help
Topic: Idea for ReactOS about WinRot
Replies: 14
Views: 17862

Re: Idea for ReactOS about WinRot

rembrandt wrote:Most registry/file pollution is not created at install time, but at run time of an application. The uninstaller is unaware of what the application has done on the system in its lifetime.
That's what I said.
The idea I talk about would solve this problem.
by Celes
Wed Aug 13, 2014 1:13 am
Forum: Development Help
Topic: Idea for ReactOS about WinRot
Replies: 14
Views: 17862

Re: Idea for ReactOS about WinRot

Side by side assembly. In ReactOS, you'll notice a winsxs folder inside the reactos folder. This is there to prevent dll hell. In NT6+ this is owned by trusted installer, so even the admin can not by default delete it (at least accidentally). Yes I know, but this is only to prevent DLL hell, not to...
by Celes
Tue Aug 12, 2014 10:58 pm
Forum: Development Help
Topic: Idea for ReactOS about WinRot
Replies: 14
Views: 17862

Re: Idea for ReactOS about WinRot

Microsoft seems to made this choice with Windows 8 and it's API "WinRT", where everything is correctly compartmentalized. Registry is still central with Windows Run Time. It is possible to make it track-and-undo semantics, but I cannot guarantee the lack of suspect on having spies on OS if "magic O...
by Celes
Tue Aug 12, 2014 3:23 pm
Forum: Development Help
Topic: Idea for ReactOS about WinRot
Replies: 14
Views: 17862

Idea for ReactOS about WinRot

Hi, I'm a new user about ReactOS. I really think this project has chance to become someting great, it could be a chance for entreprises. Personally, I'm waiting for NTFS support to use it permanently. May I just suggest an idea ? The very big problem in Windows is the WinRot : Every program installe...