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    I bought an ipod and after the install has run I get a message that says that the system administrator has set policies to prevent the install. This is my computer. I am the sole user. I thought I was the admin by default. How do I logon and change these policies?
    Friday, March 28, 2008 6:10 AM

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  • Hi,

     

    This issue may occur if you are not logged on to the computer as an administrator.  Please open Control Panel -> User Accounts. There you will see if your account is an administrator or a standard user. And you can change your account type if necessary.

     

    If the above is not your scenario, please click Start and run "gpedit.msc", navigate to Local Computer Policy -> computer configuration -> administrator templates -> windows components -> windows installer, double-click "disable windows installer", set it as "Not Configured".


    Hope it helps.

    Monday, March 31, 2008 8:51 AM

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  • Hi,

     

    This issue may occur if you are not logged on to the computer as an administrator.  Please open Control Panel -> User Accounts. There you will see if your account is an administrator or a standard user. And you can change your account type if necessary.

     

    If the above is not your scenario, please click Start and run "gpedit.msc", navigate to Local Computer Policy -> computer configuration -> administrator templates -> windows components -> windows installer, double-click "disable windows installer", set it as "Not Configured".


    Hope it helps.

    Monday, March 31, 2008 8:51 AM
  • My account is an administator. Apparently there are default settings that I do not know how to change.

    I will try to run the gpedit.msc, but Vista has no "Run" option in the start menu. How do I get gpedit.msc to run? Is it a right or left click on Start?

     

    Monday, March 31, 2008 3:23 PM
  • Hi,

     

    XP's 'Run' command has been incorporated into Vista's 'Start Search'. Just use Vista's new Start Search dialog box, in the same way you use the old 'Run' command in XP. 

    Tuesday, April 1, 2008 2:16 AM
  • I typed the gpedit.msc into the start search window. It searched and found nothig. Am I entering it wrong? I treid severla ways of entering it and each time it just searched and found nothing.

    I am not a computer dummy, but I don't know how to make this work

     

    Tuesday, April 1, 2008 5:12 AM
  • Hi,

     

    Type the command in Start Search box, and then press "Enter".

    Tuesday, April 1, 2008 9:27 AM