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Old 30th January 2014, 21:11   #1
Bansaw
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How do I get the name of the current logged in user ?

I am running my installer with "admin" privileges and not "highest".
This means that some people in the office require an admin person to come along and log so the installer can start.

However, my installer needs to find out the username of the person who launched the installer.
I tried this: ReadRegStr $0 HKCU "Volatile Environment" "USERNAME"

This worked on my machine and other machines I was logged into, but it didn't work on peoples machines who were not admins or had any kind of elevated privileges.

I also looked at:
System::Call "advapi32::GetUserName(t .r0, *i ${NSIS_MAX_STRLEN} r1) i.r2"

But this simply returns the name of the admin who has come along and logged in, and not the user who originally launched it.

How do I get the name of the person who originally launched my installer?
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