Re: Installing Bioshock Setup.exe stops working
"Andrew Murray" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in
> At a guess, it's the User Account Control thing blocking your ability
> to install the game.
> I suggest you try these three options:
> 1) Log on as Administrator and re-run the setup, and install the game
> for access by "all users" - which means it will be available under a
> standard user account; OR
> 2) Right click the setup.exe file and select "Run as Administrator"
> and enter the Admin password if prompted; OR
> 3) UAC can be turned off ; go to User Accounts (in Control Panel) and
> on the first screen there's an option to turn UAC on/off. Try turning
> it ff and rerun the set up for yoru game. This might depend on the
> edition of Vista you have - these instructions are for Vista Ultimate.
Buzz, thanks for playing Andrew, What's he won Al?
First off Administrator account in Vista is disabled, you should not be
able to log into it, nor should you ever try.
When Setup Prompts you to "Continue or Cancel" that means the file is
trying to run in admin mode, no need to right-click and choose run as
lastly, You should never turn off UAC, it really doesn't change anything,
your setup program is failing to start, it's not really a permission