run a disk as administrator

  collinsc 18:26 14 Feb 2011

I am trying to run a disk on my laptop, i am the only user and therefore by default the administrator! (surely)- however, when trying to run it says i need administrator rights!

any ideas?

  GaT7 18:44 14 Feb 2011

Go into Control Panel > User Accounts (or similar depending on OS) & check to see if your account is an 'administrator' one. If not, you can change account type there.

Which OS are you using? G

  collinsc 18:47 14 Feb 2011

thanks, it says that i am the administrator...

  collinsc 18:51 14 Feb 2011

l24 - thanks, tried that, still says the same.

  collinsc 18:52 14 Feb 2011

got it, i selected 'run as administrator' after finding the .exe as you suggested.

  collinsc 18:54 14 Feb 2011

ah, but it then says "severe - _setfilter() error:OS Version not set!"

  collinsc 18:56 14 Feb 2011

> the installation doe snot support your operating system! im on windows vista. it is a rather older 'dazzle digital video creator 80' disk.

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