Re: Administration block when installing from CD
Great! Glad you got it sorted.
"Alan" <Alan@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> That was the problem. I was right clicking on the CD and not the .exe.
> itself "D'oh!"... The CD now runs fine. Thanks for your help.
> Alan Thornton
> "Ronnie Vernon MVP" wrote:
>> What are you right clicking on?
>> When you insert the CD, if the program auto starts, click exit. Open
>> Explorer and click on the CD drive. There should be a file there called
>> setup.exe, install.exe, or something similar. Right click that file and
>> should see the run as administrator option.
>> Ronnie Vernon
>> Microsoft MVP
>> Windows Shell/User
>> "Alan" <Alan@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>> > Hi,
>> > I'm trying to set up broadband at home on my mums new laptop (Windows
>> > Vista). I've popped the CD into the drive and I'm getting told I have
>> > to
>> > be
>> > logged in as administrator, strange I thought as the account I'd set up
>> > for
>> > her already had admin rights. So I decided to right click and run as
>> > admin,
>> > unfortunately the 'run as admin' option didn't appear in the list!!
>> > I'm stumped and annoyed after several hours of trying to sort this out!
>> > Nothing in the manual either..