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GeneralRe: There are times when I hate updaters. Pin
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Member 7989122 wrote:
If the application starts the uninstaller and then terminates, the application executable is not in use.
That's what we usually do, since you can't overwrite the executable while it is in use.

Member 7989122 wrote:
In that case, I would think it could run into problems deleting them.
No, since it usually keeps those files in a folder it knows. Updates aren't downloaded to random places.

Member 7989122 wrote:
The estimate may jump all over the place, from 10 sec to 30 minutes to 15 sec. The files' disc locations doesn't influence that very much (more so on disks thirty years ago, but very little with modern disks).
It was one example of things influencing speed. The amount of data a sector holds also plays a role; in my own Dokan-based FileSystem, it is visible that even the amount of folders plays a role, since for each "Get Directory contents" command Windows will look for some files it expects there. Also interfering with the correctness of the total time-calculation here is your virus-scanner.

So yes, the estimate is going to jump a lot. It is what it is, an estimate, where people act as if it is a promise.

Member 7989122 wrote:
Getting a good progress indicator, a lot better than what is typical today, is actually not that difficult
Go ahead and write an article on how Thumbs Up | :thumbsup:
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