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EvilLyrics => General discussion => Topic started by: Lawrence on December 18, 2005, 02:02:52 AM



Title: Why did Install ask me for Dell-Installed Programs Backup Disc?
Post by: Lawrence on December 18, 2005, 02:02:52 AM
I just installed EvilLyrics and during the installation process I was asked to insert my "Backup: Dell-Installed Programs" disc.

This was quite alarming, but I took a chance and "trusted" the installation program. (Fool that I am.)

I had the disc and I inserted it. Everything seems OK and EvilLyrics works, but what did EvilLyrics do to my computer's setup that I had to insert this particular disc?


Title: Re: Why did Install ask me for Dell-Installed Programs Backup Disc?
Post by: Otto on December 19, 2005, 05:41:29 PM
That's freakin' weird, man. For the record, I installed it without it asking for said disc. I don't have a Dell mind you, but it didn't ask for anything like that.

Are you sure it wasn't just a matter of timing coincidence? Or perhaps installshield being funky? In any case, EvilLyrics certainly doesn't need any computer specific disks to install.


Title: Re: Why did Install ask me for Dell-Installed Programs Backup Disc?
Post by: S][evo on December 23, 2005, 11:19:47 AM
Sounds like something related to the OEM version of the operating system on your dell. Chances are the dell version of your windows installation didn't have a particular system file installed (probably one that is usually already there with a standard Windows setup), so setting up EvilLyrics probably triggered the OS (or some Dell software) to try to fetch the file.

Layman's speak, it's obviously nothing bad, but it's more a Dell-oriented cause than something EvilLyrics did.