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update Windows section of README

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@@ -58,7 +58,7 @@ Download, unzip and open the SparkleShare bundle.
Download the installer and run SparkleShare from the start menu.
-## Build on Linux
+## Building on Linux
### Debian or Ubuntu (apt):
@@ -94,7 +94,7 @@ $ sudo make install
**Note:** Use `--prefix=/usr` if you want the Nautilus extension to work.
-## Build on Mac
+## Building on Mac
Install <tt>Xcode</tt>, the <tt>Mono</tt> Framework, <tt>MonoDevelop</tt> and the <tt>MonoMac</tt> plugin
(you can find it in <tt>MonoDevelop</tt> => <tt>Add-in Manager</tt>).
@@ -123,6 +123,9 @@ $ make
Now that you have compiled the libraries, open `SparkleShare/Mac/SparkleShare.sln` in
MonoDevelop and start the build.
+# Creating a Mac .app
To create the <tt></tt>, make sure the project is focused and select Project from the menu bar
and click <tt>"Create Mac Installer..."</tt>. Make sure to select <tt>"Don't link assemblies"</tt>.
@@ -135,10 +138,10 @@ cp SparkleShare/Mac/config
Copy `/Library/Frameworks/Mono.framework/Versions/Current/lib/libintl.dylib` to ``
Now you should have a working bundle that you can run.
-## Build on Windows
+## Building on Windows
Install version 4.0 of the [.NET Framework]( if you haven't already.
@@ -152,14 +155,26 @@ cd SparkleShare\Windows
-* `\bin` should now contain `SparkleShare.exe`, which you can run.
+`\bin` should now contain `SparkleShare.exe`, which you can run.
+ SparkleShare needs to be run with administrator privileges.
+ Open the properties dialog for `SparkleShare.exe` and tick
+ the *Run this program as an administrator* option in the
+ *Compatibility* tab.
-If you want to create an installer package, install [WiX 3.6](, and run:
+# Creating a Windows installer
+To create an installer package, install [WiX 3.6](, restart Windows and run:
build installer
+This will create `SparkleShare.msi` in the same directory.
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