Re: Permissions to install a program
try right-clicking the exe file and choosing "Run as administrator". This
will start the setup file in an elevated administrative mode (if started
normally, it runs in user's mode).
Hope this will work.
P. Di Stolfo
- Small Windows blog in German language
"Frank" <Frank@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> Hi, thanks for the reply. Just got back from traveling for Thanksgiving
> The update file I downloaded is an .exe file. However, when I try to
> install it (Launch it), I get the error message listed below. I am set up
> the administrator and I have changed all my folder settings, insuring that
> have all rights, & ownership. I even turned off the requirement for user
> account settings so that any user would be enabled, to no avail.
> I'm stumped!
> Best regards,
> "P. Di Stolfo" wrote:
>> so where are you moving the 6.0 folder into? Isn't there a fresh setup
>> that installs the Adobe product without the older files?
>> P. Di Stolfo
>> http://blog.lysorp.com - Small Windows blog in German language
>> "Frank" <Frank@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>> > I am trying to install an update to my Adobe Acrobat 6 standard,
>> > bringing
>> > it
>> > up to 8.0, which is Vista compatible. I have moved my 6.0 from my old
>> > computer to my new Vista computer. I have followed the instructions of
>> > several commenters on this site, changing ownership & permissions of
>> > folders
>> > to no avail. I continue to get the same error message; "A problem
>> > occurred
>> > while creating the destination folder. Please check the folder
>> > permissions
>> > or choose a different folder".
>> > So far, my investment in this Vista machine has been extremely
>> > frustrating.
>> > I look forward to a solution!
>> > --
>> > Best regards,
>> > Frank