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Re: Installer request: Remember state of final checkboxes between runs
On 1/13/2017 10:14 AM, Brian Mathis wrote:
> Every time the installer is run, it asks to create an icon on the
> desktop. I do not want an icon on my desktop, and I have to uncheck
> this box every time. I have probably done this 100 times since I've
> been using Cygwin over the years.
You only need to check the boxes on initial install.
> The installer should remember that this option was declined and
> default the checkbox to that state on the next run.
They are not checked by default because you only need to create them
once. You don't need to create them on update unless you've removed the
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