Bug 666479 - docs should note that the Windows SeaMonkey installer causes 2 security alerts
authorjh@junetz.de
Thu, 23 Jun 2011 11:10:23 +0000
changeset 699 436e41012adcf9400da27a47ed9d3cc7ad6d8a90
parent 698 179893db3e08095d0d770c02e3c64841d80b4963
child 700 88d836604791f7a1a9de168076e9c391463fc0fa
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Bug 666479 - docs should note that the Windows SeaMonkey installer causes 2 security alerts
src/doc/2.1/install-and-uninstall.en.html
src/doc/index.en.html
--- a/src/doc/2.1/install-and-uninstall.en.html
+++ b/src/doc/2.1/install-and-uninstall.en.html
@@ -39,28 +39,40 @@ might not work until updates for them ar
 <h3 id="install_win">Windows Installation Instructions</h3>
 <div class="section">
 <p class="note">
 For Windows 2000/XP systems, you need Administrator privileges to
 install SeaMonkey. If you see an "Error 5" message during installation,
 make sure you're running the installation with Administrator privileges.
 </p>
 
+<p class="note">
+Windows may warn you that it could not verify the publisher when you try to run
+the installer. This is because the SeaMonkey installer for Windows is not digitally
+signed. As long as you downloaded the installer from either www.seamonkey-project.org
+or mozilla.org, you can safely ignore it (more experienced users may use the checksums
+linked to from the download pages to verify the integrity of the installer).<br>
+Windows Vista/7 will by default present you with an additional warning after
+extracting finished. You also need to confirm this User Account Control warning
+in order to proceed with the installation.
+</p>
+
 <p>
 To install SeaMonkey by downloading the SeaMonkey installer, follow these steps:
 </p>
 
 <ol>
   <li>Click the Download link in the Windows column on the site you're
     downloading SeaMonkey from to download the installer file
     (<tt>SeaMonkey Setup 2.1.exe</tt> or similar file name) to your machine.</li>
   <li>Navigate to where you downloaded the file and double-click the
     installer file icon on your machine to begin the Setup program.</li>
-  <li>Follow the on-screen instructions in the setup program. The program
-    starts automatically the first time.</li>
+  <li>Follow the on-screen instructions in the setup program (see the note about
+    Unknown Publisher warnings above). The program starts automatically the first
+    time.</li>
 </ol>
 
 
 <p>
 To install SeaMonkey by downloading the .zip file and installing manually,
 follow these steps (normal users should NOT do that but use the installer as
 described above):
 </p>
--- a/src/doc/index.en.html
+++ b/src/doc/index.en.html
@@ -20,17 +20,17 @@ Help and documentation for SeaMonkey com
 should be the first place where you search for anything you want to know,
 just <strong>press <code>F1</code></strong> from a running SeaMonkey or click
 the <strong><code>Help Contents</code> item in the <code>Help</code>
 menu</strong>.
 </p>
 
 <ul class="toc">
   <li><a href="#features">SeaMonkey Features</a></li>
-  <li><a href="2.1">SeaMonkey 2.1 Documentation</a></li>
+  <li><a href="2.1">SeaMonkey 2.1 Documentation</a> (also applies to SeaMonkey 2.2)</li>
   <li><a href="2.0">SeaMonkey 2.0 Documentation</a></li>
   <li><a href="1.1">SeaMonkey 1.1 Documentation</a></li>
   <li><a href="#community">Community Help</a></li>
   <li><a href="#other">Other &amp; Older Resources</a></li>
 </ul>
 
 <h2 id="features">SeaMonkey Features</h2>