[stunnel-users] clean installation on Windows

Brian Wilkins bwilkins at gmail.com
Wed Jun 27 22:54:01 CEST 2012

You can refresh the tray icons by using this "hack":


On Wed, Jun 27, 2012 at 4:41 PM, Ian Boag <ian.boag at gmail.com> wrote:

> To run stunnel as an app rather than a service.
> Unzip all the stuff .... at a command prompt (or in a batch file) do
> start /b stunnel.exe
> This will bring up the stunnel symbol in the tray as well.
> When you have finished with it
> taskkill /f /im stunnel.exe
> Works for me. The first time you run it you may get a bit of firewall
> stuff to cope with, but that is just a oncer,
> However, when you kill it, the tray icon does not disappear (on my Vista
> machine). So if I do it all again I get two tray icons, then three then etc
> etc.
> If I put the mouse on the row of tray icons after killing stunnel, they
> all disappear ... go figure
> I'm using stunnel with blat to give me "email-from-anywhere" functionality.
> IB
> John <jw72253 at verizon.net> wrote:
>> Hello. I would like to install stunnel on 64-bit Win7, and I would like
>> to know whether it is possible to do so by just unzipping the downloaded
>> files into one folder and then clicking on the main executable, that is, to
>> avoid making registry entries, etc. I would like to have a minimal impact
>> to whatever extent is possible. Can it be done in this way, or does it need
>> the whole shebang installer procedure to be run?
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