WinZip Installation

Discussion in 'Windows Vista Administration' started by Chooch, Mar 25, 2008.

  1. Chooch

    Chooch Guest

    I purchased WinZip online and when I go to install a message comes up "The
    system administrator has set policies to prevent this installation." It is
    my home computer and I am the only user. How do I change this administrator
    policy so the program will install?
    Chooch, Mar 25, 2008
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  2. Chooch

    .Joe Guest


    On the installer, right click it, and select run as administrator. That
    should do it.


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    .Joe, Mar 25, 2008
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    panemaker Guest

    chooch, I get sane message when trying to open a patch from MS about
    works speadsheet. The patch doesn't have the right click "run as
    admin..." option. Please let me know if yours has one.
    panemaker, Mar 25, 2008
  4. Right click the setup program and select "Run as Administrator".
    Dustin Harper, Mar 25, 2008
  5. Chooch

    Chooch Guest

    I appreciate the help others tried to give me but, when it came down to it I
    plugged away until I found the fix myself. I opened the control panel and
    then the user accounts. It showed my name as administrator. It's a home
    computer and I'm the only account on it. Once user accounts is opened you
    will see a check box that states, "turn user account control on or off."
    Check it so that the check box is empty and restart your computer. After
    that winzip installed just fine. Please let me know it this worked for you.
    Chooch, Mar 26, 2008
  6. Chooch

    panemaker Guest

    You are a genius! I have posted this problem in 4 different places
    with many responses but yours was the one that fixed my problem!!!
    Thank you sooooooooooooooooo much.
    panemaker, Mar 27, 2008
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