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This week I faced an interesting problem on a Windows 7 Development PC. I have run MakeLog ( sucessfully on my PC but my colleague could not run it sucessfully. Both of us are local administrators, so what I could do on my PC, he should have been able to do.

The cure was to turn UAC completely off and re-boot. Once re-booted, the installation ran without incident. While I would never suggest turning off UAC normally, on development PCs, it is a liability as it stops many normal operations and occasionaly without giving a prompt.

Posted on Friday, February 4, 2011 10:29 AM | Back to top

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