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Werk #10061: Windows Agent Installer doesn't clean ProgramData Folder anymore

ComponentChecks & Agents
TitleWindows Agent Installer doesn't clean ProgramData Folder anymore
Date2019-09-19 09:56:06
Checkmk EditionCheckmk Raw Edition (CRE)
Checkmk Version1.6.0,1.6.0b12
LevelTrivial Change
ClassBug Fix
CompatibilityCompatible - no manual interaction needed

Previously the manual use of Windows Installer(check_mk_agent.msi) could lead to strange installation errors. This happens during the cleanup of the ProgramData folder, because some files in this folder may be locked by other running Windows software, Windows Agent's plugins, cmk-update-agent.exe or even by the Windows Agent itself.

Since now then the Windows Installer does not touch ProgramData anymore and prevents such errors.