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Old 12-19-2006, 04:05 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Programs only run in Admin??

Whenever I install an Adobe program (CS2 and Acrobat) in Windows XP pro, I get an error saying to reinstall the program cause the liscense is wrong etc. But I am able to run the program perfectly fine from the Administrator desktop. Why is it doing this? I installed from my other username, yet it only runs in Admin. How do I get around this? Thanks

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Old 12-19-2006, 05:21 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Some programs simply won't work in Limited Accounts. But that's strange that CS2 doesn't work.

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Old 12-19-2006, 06:01 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Reinstall it, select "install for all users" ... fixed.
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Old 12-20-2006, 09:45 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Originally posted by The General
Reinstall it, select "install for all users" ... fixed.
Do I need to install from the Admin?
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Old 12-20-2006, 10:47 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Well I reinstalled from the Admin and I still get this **** error when trying to access the program from another user account which has "Administrator Privelages".

"An error has been detected with a required application library and the product cannot continue. Please reinstall the application."

There is no option when I reinstall the application to set the users to "All". This is a dead end here. Any suggestions?
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Old 12-20-2006, 11:24 AM   #6 (permalink)
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you could try changing settings on the ".exe" itself, and give 'everyone' execute or 'full control'
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Old 12-21-2006, 11:53 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Uninstall and reinstall. in the install area where you can select a custom install, do so. Specify that this is an all users install. if the application still won't work or gives errors, then you need to download this : FileMon and RegMon
Run that as an admin while you are logged in as the user. then launch the program as the user. This will allow you to look for any permissions errors that are occuring. If you find permission errors correct them. The bigest problem that using users has is that the setup is never developed for proper application support and usage. This is something I'm very familiar with as the environment I support is done this way.

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