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Re: Problems with installation on Windows Vista

From: <matsj_at_fcc.chalmers.se>
Date: 2007-06-13 22:22:04 CEST

> matsj@fcc.chalmers.se wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I just tried to install TortoiseSVN on a brand new laptop with Windows
>> Vista by executing the windows installer
>> TortoiseSVN-1.4.4.9706-win32-svn-1.4.4.msi. After a few dialog screens
>> (license agreement, custom set up, ..) its time to click install. When
>> doing this I immediately get the response "The system administrator has
>> set policies to prevent this installation" and the installation
>> terminates?!
>>
>> I am the administrator on the machine and have not changed any policy
>> settings for what scripts that are allowed to execute on the machine. I
>> checked the FAQ and found some comments about installing "Windows
>> Installer 3.1 redistributable". As far as I can tell Vista comes with
>> the
>> Windows Installer 4.0 and should be able to handle the msi-file as is.
>
> Move the msi file to another location. Vista sometimes executes apps
> (and installers) with lowered privileges if they're started e.g. from a
> temp folder.
>
> Stefan
>

I've tried to put the msi-file in several different locations before
executing it but without success.

--Mats

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Received on Wed Jun 13 22:22:15 2007

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