ClickOnce is a Microsoft technology, allowing a user to click a link on a webpage to install an application.

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Click Once Install window not displaying in IE 11

If I click on a ClickOnce Application in IE11(over Citrix) on Windows Server 2012R2 a download prompt is shortly displayed and then dissapear after 1/10 sec. There are no possibilities to Install it. ...
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Microsoft Bot Framework Emulator not installing - Error with dfsvc.exe

Trying to install the Microsoft Bot Framework Emulator on Windows 10 x64, ClickOnce is crashing and Event Log is showing the following error: Faulting application name: dfsvc.exe, version: ...
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Windows 10 automatically doing doubleclick when I click only once [duplicate]

Since a few days Windows 10 is being very inconsequent in registering single clicks. This is hugely annoying as many actions are now done twice, or a totally different action then what I had in mind. ...
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ClickOnce application does not open from shortcut

After the most recent updates to Windows 10, an installed ClickOnce application will no longer launch from the taskbar shortcut. I can get the shortcut to work again by uninstalling/reinstalling the ...
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In Chrome, Opera et al. PDF Web Hyperlinks from Word Docs Still Need Ctrl-Click (like Word) for Hyperlink to Work

This has been driving me nuts for at least a year. When viewing a PDF created in Word (save as menu, as PDF) the hyperlinks survive the transition and they work great in Internet Explorer with just a ...
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.NET ClickOnce detection on IE 11 Edge Render / Spartan on Windows 10

I have a web page that is a pre-launch page for a .NET ClickOnce application. It attempts to determine if ClickOnce support is available in the user's browser. Right now, we check using all of the ...
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In IE 11, the ClickOnce *.application link fails to open

The machine is using Windows 7 and IE 11 to open the link. Instead of opening the application, a new blank window is opened. The file URL is similar to the following: ...
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Click Once release channels and roll out features?

We're currently using ClickOnce to deploy our Windows Form application. We're investigating the possibilities to use multiple release channels, such as Stable and Beta and the possibility to only ...
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ClickOnce application periodically fails to start

So, we have a client with a particular LOB application which uses ClickOnce to launch certain features. Every now and then, whenever users try to access these functions (Windows 7, using IE10 or 11, ...
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how can i set a complete folder, subfolders and exes to “run as” admin on windows 7?

I have an appref-ms program. It first checks for updates and then installs a program. Then executes the new version. Using the admin account I have no problems, but when I use a normal profile a have ...
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Run ClickOnce / .appref.ms application as another user? (Specifically GitHub for Windows)

I want to run GitHub Shell (part of GitHub for Windows) as another user, but I'm not sure how to do this. This is a ClickOnce application. Using the GUI, there is no option to run it as another user ...
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How can I remotely install and uninstall a Click Once application?

I have about 70 machines running Windows 7 and I need to perform two tasks on all of them: Uninstall a previously installed Click Once windows application. Install a new Click Once windows ...
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How to associate file extension with a ClickOnce application? [duplicate]

I'd like to associate .md extension with MarkdownPad which happens to be a ClickOnce application. Its install location is something like this: ...
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Windows 8 certificate issues

I am experiencing significant certificate generation issues in Windows 8. The first issue I encoutered was with Hyper-V being unable to generate a certificate. See this question for more detail: ...
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AutoHotkey cannot launch ClickOnce apps when launched at startup using Task Scheduler

I love AutoHotkey (AHK) and use it to launch all of my apps using AHK Command Picker. In order to get around restrictions put in place by the Windows 8 UAC I require my AHK scripts to run as ...
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How can I get AutoHotKey to open a ClickOnce (.appref-ms) file?

I'm using GitHub for Windows and would like to use AutoHotKey to map Alt+G to the Git Shell shortcut that is installed on the desktop. With this in my .ahk file it gives me the error "Failed attempt ...
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Disable Aero Themes for a ClickOnce application

I have an application that is deployed and installed using ClickOnce Deployment and on certain machines (mostly running Windows 7) I need to be able to disable Aero themes and possibly change other ...
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Your administrator has blocked this application because it potentially poses a security risk to your computer

I have created an application I send (by email) with ClickOnce with Visual Studio C#. Someone gets the following error: Your administrator has blocked this application because it potentially poses a ...
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Can I set a ClickOnce application as the default program to open a filetype on a PC

I just started using a program called MarkdownPad which is a Markdown file editor. My problem is that the program is a ClickOnce application and if I go to a folder (using Windows) and try to open ...
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Does a Windows ClickOnce application have to connect to the Internet?

I just began using a Windows program called MarkdownPad which is for editing markdown files. It is different from programs I am used to using. Instead of installing to a directory that I set, it ...