trusted installer

Discussion in 'Windows Vista Administration' started by steve hall, Jul 25, 2006.

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    steve hall Guest

    How do i make an administrator a member of trusted installers group so i do
    not have to take ownership of 150 regestry keys to install a program ?

    steve hall, Jul 25, 2006
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    Jimmy Brush Guest

    To install a program, you should right-click on the setup program and click
    Run As Administrator. This will give it "admin" permissions and allow it to
    install a program.

    - JB

    Vista Support FAQ
    Jimmy Brush, Jul 27, 2006
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    Jeff Guest

    In theory;right click to run as admin should work; however;either it's a
    bug;or somrthings amiss badly; I tried installing Disckeeper 10 for Vista
    build 5384;which has been recommended;and said workable in Vista. Right
    clicking;and running as admin did not work at all.
    In fact; it did try to install;got almost all the way through the
    install;to the point of starting services;then hung up.
    Came back with a message; Disckeeper could not start services;pls verify
    that you have sufficient priveledge;and try again. At which point; I'm
    thinking;HUH? I did run as admin. So;right clicked explorer;to run as admin
    also;same results???
    Don't know if this is a problem with Disckeeper;or the the "security"
    UAC that is built intoVista
    Ether way;very annoying;frustrating.
    If you know of any help;it would be appreciated;because at this point;
    I'm personally fed up with the "elevated" privelege crap
    This whole idea;though it may seem more secure;has become very burdensome.

    Jeff, Jul 27, 2006
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    Jimmy Brush Guest

    I agree it is frustrating when apps don't work like they should.

    You are probably having problems with Diskeeper because it appears you are
    using build 5472 of Windows. Diskeeper was made for build 5384 of Windows,
    and is probably not compatible with the current release.

    Such are the joys of running beta software.

    Things will get better once Vista is released :)

    - JB

    Vista Support FAQ
    Jimmy Brush, Jul 27, 2006
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    Jeff Guest

    So thats the error message;cuz its for build 5384 only huh?
    Jeff, Jul 27, 2006
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    Jeff Guest

    Thx; nice site btw
    Jeff, Jul 27, 2006
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    steve hall Guest

    ok but most install programs make a log of what files could not be installed
    or what registry keys could not be written on my app the keys that need to
    be written had the owner of trustedInstaller and after I took ownership of
    all these keys the install would then work just fine but if I could make my
    account a member of trusted installer group then that would save the time of
    taking all the keys one by one.

    took about 8hrs searching through regestry for each key
    steve hall, Jul 30, 2006
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    pacs4u Guest

    build 5380. logged in as administrator. cant take ownership of folders on
    C: or add a group to C:
    Get error cant get there from here...see your administrator.
    --Yuk Microsoft. Post some useful help and support.
    pacs4u, Aug 22, 2006
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    pacs4u Guest

    build 5380. Logged in as Administrator. Cant take ownership of Folder on C:
    or add groups to C:. Error...see your administrator.
    Yuk Microsoft. Post some useful help and support. Title the help UAC and
    Administrator and Trusted Install...
    pacs4u, Aug 22, 2006
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    Jimmy Brush Guest

    Jimmy Brush, Aug 23, 2006
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    Spirefm Guest

    I kept being told I needed a 'TrustedInstaller' when I tried to delete things
    etc. Suddenly the solution dawned on me. I created a new user with the name
    TrustedInstaller as an adminstrator. Now I can do all those things that were
    barred before.

    C'est la vie! Colin
    Spirefm, Sep 16, 2006
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