Re: Manifest not working
Thank you for this information. However, I do not have the MT.EXE utility.
Whar I can find this utility ? Is this utility is included with some
Microsoft products ?
"Jesper" <Jesper@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>> I have a small program named MyProg.exe that requires administrative
>> to run. I want that when the user run it, he gets the concent prompt to
>> it as administrator. I tried to create a manifest file named
>> MyProg.exe.manifest in the same folder but it does not work at all. I'm
>> able to get the concent prompt. But, as I read on the internet, it should
>> work. I tried with several version of the manifest file with no success
> I think my first attempt at answering was lost.
> I'm not expert on manifests (try someone in the programming newsgroups)
> very likely the program has a manifest attached by the linker and I am
> sure you can't have a file system manifest if there is an attached
> The easiest way to resolve the problem would probably be to embed the
> manifest with the linker. If you can't do that, why don't you try to
> the existing manifest and modify it. I used these steps to modify the
> manifest on Notepad.exe.
> 1. Open an SDK command prompt. It does not need to be an admin
> 2. Run
> mt.exe -nologo -inputresource:notepad.exe;#1 -out:extracted.manifest
> 3. Modify the extracted.manifest to change the requiredExecutionLevel to
> 4. Re-embed the manifest using
> mt.exe -outputresource:notepad-test.exe;#1 -manifest extracted.manifest
> Obviously you'll need to replace notepad.exe and notepad-test.exe before
> use these commands. The output resource must also exist already.