Uninstall and confirmation over HTTP

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  1. m00nbl00d

    m00nbl00d Registered Member

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    The reason for this thread comes in the sequence of this one also started by me.

    This time I wanted to make sure that WSA would uninstall all the way through (for no special reason :D), and to my surprise, and I'm not sure if this is what happened before, as I don't remember, WSA uninstall confirmation page is provided to the user over HTTP and not HTTPS.

    That wouldn't be a problem (over HTTP), if the license wasn't sent in the URL, but it is.

    The page supports HTTPS, so shouldn't it default to HTTPS instead of HTTP? Am I the only seeing the wrong approach by using HTTP? :blink:
     
  2. PrevxHelp

    PrevxHelp Former Prevx Moderator

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    We don't consider the license to require HTTPS as it is otherwise protected by the user's account.
     
  3. BoerenkoolMetWorst

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    It would be nice though to get a confirmation message like uninstallation complete with Px3, some AV's already launch the browser during uninstall for the question form.
     
  4. Techfox1976

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    I think the browser is launched as the final action in WSA uninstall.
     
  5. PrevxHelp

    PrevxHelp Former Prevx Moderator

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    P3's message is actually a bit of a lie - it shows the message just as it's about to continue the uninstallation. As it shows the message from the active product, it couldn't have uninstalled itself yet. It then continues and uninstalls immediately after.

    However, with WSA, the webpage opens as the final step in the uninstallation process, and because it opens in a different process, we're able to continue uninstalling automatically and are finished by the time the browser is showing :)
     
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    Ok, than perhaps a message saying uninstallation complete on the website would be good so avoid any confusion.
     
  7. m00nbl00d

    m00nbl00d Registered Member

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    Do you mean when we access it through WSA GUI? When I clicked it yesterday I was taken to the HTTP version of the account URL. Should this page default to HTTPS? :doubt:
     
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