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#1 Roderunner

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Posted 28 March 2009 - 05:06 AM

I'm running Vista Home Premium. Is there any advantage/disadvantage in installing programs by selecting the 'Run as Administrator' method??? :huh:

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Posted 28 March 2009 - 06:19 AM

Yes - if the program has difficulties installing under normal permissions, Run as Administrator may overcome them.
But this won't cure all problems, just those specifically due to the lack of administrator permissions.
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Posted 28 March 2009 - 08:11 AM

I hav'nt installed too many of late but the one that gave installation trouble was Secunia, after initial normal method failed I installed it usin Run as Admin. method and is now OK :huh:

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