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Windows 7: Standalone or Portable Applications?

23 Sep 2010   #11

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Mr Bill2 - good to have your analysis of portable applications. Thanks.
I agree with you on point number 6. The use of pirated softwares are rampant. But for that I think software developers are also to be blamed for that. They also need platform to test their softwares and getting these tested by means of piracy - is in deed a economical and prudent way.
Every now and then we see versions of software changing. Hundreds and thousands of softwares keep coming every other day - with job half done. Most of the softwares deal with applications which are already bundled with Operating Systems but users hardly notice it or take use of it. We download those softwares as pirated and get frustrated most of the time since either it is already there or is of no use to us.
Anyway there is no end to this topic .............these were my views. I may be wrong.

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23 Sep 2010   #12


The main difference between a portable application and one that requires installation to function is that a portable app doesn't save to protected files such as %appdata%, user folders, or the registry in order to be functional, meaning fewer or no elevated permissions, which in fact makes it run more efficiently.
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