Modern Desktop

MSIX Packaging Tool Now Supports Apps that Require Restarts

Development for Microsoft’s next generation packaging and modern software distribution tool is continuing. This month’s release delivers a much requested ability to handle applications that require restarting the computer. Essentially, if an app forces a reboot of the computer during installation, the packager will restart in the same place once the computer is restarted and the packaging process is continued. Here’s the full list of new and modified stuff this month: Support for desktop installers that require restart Auto-login option for restart New options in app settings Specify a default cert to sign packages with Specify exit codes for installers that require restart Exit code for restarts list in Settings includes common default values Ability to add new, unknown,...