RE: Administrator without any admin privlages
Refer to "UAC" and permissions. Refer to "Permissions & Group Policy" section.
> Hey there,
> I am running vista home edition and my only user account on my computer
> is of course administrator. I have attempted to install Adobe photoshop
> CS2 and it installs fine. The problem is when I go to run it. Before I
> even get a chance to activate it, it pops up an error saying I do not
> have administrator's privlages and for me to log on to an administrator
> account to carry on. Then it closes the program.
> I tried installing it on another computer with XP and it installs
> perfectly fine and actually prompts for activation even before the
> installation is done where as mine wont prompt me untill i have run the
> The other interesting thing was I installed it. I got the error
> message. I uninstalled it and reinstalled it. Got the error message. I
> rebooted my computer and voila, no more error message. I was simply
> checking if it would work on my computer before I formatted it to clean
> it up to prepare for school. Now after starting over, I can`t get rid of
> the error message even if I do the same proceedure as before.
> I have a feeling it might have something to do with all of vistas
> security measures to ask permission before using or installing and it is
> confusing the program because it runs fine on xp that does not have it.
> Anythoughts on the subject?